Cirugía Vascular y Endovascular

Global vascular guidelines on the management of chronic limb-threatening ischemia

Michael S. Conte, MD: Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

Andrew W. Bradbury, MD: Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Birmingham, Birmingham

Philippe Kolh, MD: Department of Biomedical and Preclinical Sciences, University Hospital of Liège, Wallonia, Belgium

John V. White, MD: Department of Surgery, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Niles

Florian Dick, MD: Department of Vascular Surgery, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, St. Gallen

Robert Fritidge, MBBS: Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, The University of Adelaide Medical School, Adelaide

Joseph L. Mills, MD: Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Jean-Baptiste Ricco, MD: Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital of Poitiers, Poitiers

Kalkunte R. Suresh, MD: Jain Institute of Vascular Sciences, Bangalore

M. Hassand Murad, MD MPH: Mayo Clinic Evidence-Based Practice Center, Rochester.

Copyright 2019 by the Society for Vascular Surgery and European Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Elsevier Inc.

Chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) is associated with mortality, amputation and impaired quality of life. These global vascular guidelines (GVG) are focused on dfinition, evaluation and management of CLTI with the goals of improving evidence-based care and hightlighting critical research needs.