The publication of the Global Vascular Guidelines in 2019 provide evidence-based, best practice recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI). Certainly, the multidisciplinary team, and more specifically one with collaborating podiatrists and vascular specialists, has been shown to be highly effective at improving the outcomes of limbs at risk for amputation. This article uses the Guidelines to answer key questions for podiatrists who are caring for the patient with CLTI.
Beau M. Hawkins, Jun Li, Luke R. Wilkins, Teresa L. Carman, Amy B. Reed, David G. Armstrong, Philip Goodney, Christopher J. White, Aaron Fischman, Marc L. Schermerhorn, Dmitriy N. Feldman, Sahil A. Parikh, and Mehdi H. Shishehbor