Mustapha JA1, Katzen BT2, Neville RF3, Lookstein RA4, Zeller T5, Miller LE6, Jaff MR7
J Am Heart Assoc.2018Aug21;7(16)
Worth an Arm and a Leg: The Critical Importance of Limb Ischemia
Originally published 15 Aug 2018 Journal of the American Heart Association. 2018;7:e010093
The CLI Global Society has done expansive work leading up to this publication and have intention of moving forward in obtaining recognition of CLI in the United States as a disease via a CLI-specific DRG designation. We are engaging the government payer system to enact reform to improve care of patients suffering from this devastating disease.
1 Advanced Cardiac & Vascular Amputation Prevention Centers Grand Rapids MI.
2 Division of Interventional Radiology Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute Miami FL.
3 Division of Vascular Surgery Department of Surgery Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Falls Church VA.
4 Department of Radiology Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York NY.
5 Department of Angiology Universitäts-Herzzentrum Freiburg-Bad Krozingen Bad Krozingen Germany.
6 Miller Scientific Consulting Asheville NC.
7 Newton-Wellesley Hospital Newton MA.