Vascular insufficiency of the upper extremity

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Vascular insufficiency of the upper extremity can be due to acute vascular injury, chronic vasospastic disease, and occlusive disease. Its treatment requires a thorough understanding of the vascular anatomy of the upper extremity, diagnostic modalities, and medical and surgical management options. Promising advances continue to be made in surgical treatment and medical therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1545-1553
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2010


  • Arterial injury
  • Raynaud's disease
  • botulinum toxin
  • hypothenar hammer
  • sympathectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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