Intervention Protocol

Lumbar sympathectomy versus prostanoids for critical limb ischaemia due to non-reconstructable peripheral arterial disease

  1. Indrani Sen1,*,
  2. Sunil Agarwal1,
  3. Prathap Tharyan2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group

Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009366

How to Cite

Sen I, Agarwal S, Tharyan P. Lumbar sympathectomy versus prostanoids for critical limb ischaemia due to non-reconstructable peripheral arterial disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD009366. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009366.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Christian Medical College, Surgery Unit II, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

  2. 2

    Christian Medical College, South Asian Cochrane Network & Centre, Prof. BV Moses & ICMR Advanced Centre for Research & Training in Evidence Informed Health Care, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

*Indrani Sen, Surgery Unit II, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632004, India. dr.indranisen@gmail.com. sur2@cmcvellore.ac.in.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To compare the efficacy of lumbar sympathectomy with prostanoid infusion in improving symptoms and function and avoiding amputation in people with critical limb ischaemia due to non-reconstructable peripheral arterial disease.