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Prognostic value of simple frailty and malnutrition screening tools for determining surgical risk in patients with chronic limb threatening ischaemia undergoing major vascular surgery: a retrospective cross-sectional study

May 22, 2024

Introduction Chronic limb threatening ischaemia (CLTI) is a severe manifestation of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), characterised by intractable rest pain with or without tissue loss in the form of ulceration and/or gangrene or infection.1 Approximately 1% of all PAD cases are due to CLTI and first-line treatment includes revascularisation, primary amputation or, in some cases,…

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