Journal of Regional Section of Serbian Medical Association in Zajecar

Year 2009     Vol 34     No 1
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      UDK 616.1-005.4

ISSN 0350-2899, 34(2009) No 1 pp.10-14


Acute Ischemia of Extremities
(Akutna ishemija ekstremiteta)

Dušan Kostić, Živan Maksimović, Slobodan Cvetković, Miroslav Marković, Nikola Ilić,
Igor Končar



      Summary: In this review article regarding acute ischaemia of extremities, the authors systematically deel with a relatively frequent urgent state in vascular surgery, which is almost every day experienced by doctors of various specializations. The article explains the ethiopathogenesis, especially clinical manifestations, diagnostic possibilities of the disorder, emphasizing the treatment of patients who must be given help in a relatively short period of time, in the so called «golden interval» the first six hours since the beginning of symptoms. Special attention is paid to the differences in clinical manifestations and evolution of the disease depending on the etiology, as well as to various therapeutic methods. These methods are described in a simple way so that they can be understood by doctors of all specializations in order to enable them to explain to their patients what to expect of the undergoing treatment. Various diseases that are taken as differentially diagnostic diseases and their differences in clinical manifestations, regarding acute ischemia are explained with the aim of establishing adequate diagnosis.
Key words: artery, acute ischemia of extremities

Napomena: kompletan tekst rada na srpskom jeziku
Note: full text in Serbian

      Contact address:
Dušan Kostić
Koste Todorovića 8, Beograd 11000
Paper received: 31.03.2009.
Paper accepted: 08.04.2009.
Published online: 21.05.2009.
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