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Gangrene is a type of tissue death which occurs due to loss of blood supply. This may affect any part of the body but usually affects the peripheral extremities like feet, toes, fingers, hands, penis etc.
Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Assessing blood flow is key to early detection, treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia

Research presents strongest evidence of link between obesity and many diseases

Research presents strongest evidence of link between obesity and many diseases

Study shows causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of diseases

Study shows causal relationship between obesity and a wide range of diseases

Less-invasive procedures for critical limb ischemia as good as more invasive open surgeries

Less-invasive procedures for critical limb ischemia as good as more invasive open surgeries

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

Microvascular disease associated with increased risk of leg amputation

Smoking triples the risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Smoking triples the risk of death from cardiovascular disease

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

New 3D-printed feet designed to mimic diabetic foot wounds

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

Including testimonials, images of diseased body parts enhances effectiveness of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs

Including testimonials, images of diseased body parts enhances effectiveness of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs

Gangrene-causing bacteria show promise as cancer treatment

Gangrene-causing bacteria show promise as cancer treatment

Bacterial therapy shows early clinical efficacy in patients with treatment-refractory solid tumors

Bacterial therapy shows early clinical efficacy in patients with treatment-refractory solid tumors

Study reveals how dangerous bacterium shares its genetic information

Study reveals how dangerous bacterium shares its genetic information

Bacteria in the gut found to produce electricity

Bacteria in the gut found to produce electricity

Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of seniors to gruesome deaths

Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of seniors to gruesome deaths

Restoring blood flow may be linked to longer survival in patients with critical limb ischemia

Restoring blood flow may be linked to longer survival in patients with critical limb ischemia

Scientists decipher workings of little-understood bacterial riboswitch

Scientists decipher workings of little-understood bacterial riboswitch

Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabetics

Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabetics

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Novel method using 3D-printed patches offers potential treatment for ischemia

Findings highlight need to improve quality of care for high-risk patients with peripheral artery disease

Findings highlight need to improve quality of care for high-risk patients with peripheral artery disease