The Hard Facts AboutAMPUTATIONAmputation is a teem referred to a5 the loss of a limb and is a very traumatic event that can impact the life of thePatient and family in a profound \ay, when vve hear amputation, we often think of an accident or war. The fact is.amputation can also be caused by the restriction of blood supply to tissues causing a shortage of oxygen and glucoseneeded for cellufar metabolism talso know as ischemic), Ischemic amputation is a MAJOR epidemieApproximately 8-10 million Americans suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) leading to 1,000 new cases ofchronic limb ischemia (CLI) per year, You may be suffering from oxygen restriction due to PAD and not know itPAD SIGNS & SYMPTOMSColdness, numbness, weakness or painful cramping in your legsafter walking or climbing stairsSores on your toes, feet or legs that won't heal or slow toenail growthColor or texture changes on the skin of your feet and legsIf you are experiencing any of these signs and symptoms:Lam Vascular & Associates can help!DID YOU KNOW?BASED ON A TASC II STUDY:|25% of patients who had a limbamputated due to CLI diecd20% of patients who survive anamputation due to cLi continueto struggle with the diseaseA majority of patients 75 years andolder who have an amputation dueto CLi never walk againwithin a year of amputationIf left untreated, chronic limb ischemia can result in limb loss.Cited in Amputotion and Mortaley ir is time to discuss the obvious by J A MustaphaDr. Lam sees many individuals who have been told an amputation is their only option, The truth is, that'srarely the case. Dr. Lam specializes in second opinion evaluations and has saved thousands of limbs forthousands of patients who thought amputation was inevitable before visiting Lam Vascular & AssociatesAge should not define you. PAD should not limit youCall Dr. Lam today. 214.304.7317LAM VASCULARCIATESSUPERDOCTORS-&Experience, enovation CompassienROCDALLAS 8210 Wanut Hil Lane, Suibe 90WALL 4450 Tubbs Road

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The Hard Facts About AMPUTATION Amputation is a teem referred to a5 the loss of a limb and is a very traumatic event that can impact the life of the Patient and family in a profound \ay, when vve hear amputation, we often think of an accident or war. The fact is. amputation can also be caused by the restriction of blood supply to tissues causing a shortage of oxygen and glucose needed for cellufar metabolism talso know as ischemic), Ischemic amputation is a MAJOR epidemie Approximately 8-10 million Americans suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) leading to 1,000 new cases of chronic limb ischemia (CLI) per year, You may be suffering from oxygen restriction due to PAD and not know it PAD SIGNS & SYMPTOMS Coldness, numbness, weakness or painful cramping in your legs after walking or climbing stairs Sores on your toes, feet or legs that won't heal or slow toenail growth Color or texture changes on the skin of your feet and legs If you are experiencing any of these signs and symptoms: Lam Vascular & Associates can help! DID YOU KNOW? BASED ON A TASC II STUDY: | 25% of patients who had a limb amputated due to CLI diecd 20% of patients who survive an amputation due to cLi continue to struggle with the disease A majority of patients 75 years and older who have an amputation due to CLi never walk again within a year of amputation If left untreated, chronic limb ischemia can result in limb loss. Cited in Amputotion and Mortaley ir is time to discuss the obvious by J A Mustapha Dr. Lam sees many individuals who have been told an amputation is their only option, The truth is, that's rarely the case. Dr. Lam specializes in second opinion evaluations and has saved thousands of limbs for thousands of patients who thought amputation was inevitable before visiting Lam Vascular & Associates Age should not define you. PAD should not limit you Call Dr. Lam today. 214.304.7317 LAM VASCULAR CIATESSUPERDOCTORS -& Experience, enovation Compassien ROC DALLAS 8210 Wanut Hil Lane, Suibe 90 WALL 4450 Tubbs Road

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