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Treatments for Gangrene: Insights from a Vascular Surgeon

Introduction to Gangrene: What is Gangrene and How Can it Affect You? Gangrene is a severe and potentially fatal medical condition that arises when blood flow to a specific area of tissue is obstructed, leading to tissue decay and death. This often manifests as a greenish-black discoloration of the affected skin. Gangrene can result from

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How to Prevent Gangrene — Lifestyle

Gangrene is the death of body tissue caused by poor circulation or severe bacterial infection leading to lack of oxygen of the tissue cells. As the primary cause of gangrene is atherosclerosis, it is very important that you manage your diet to lower your chances of developing atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is the buildup of plaque deposits

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Living with Diabetes: How to Prevent Gangrene

You may have heard that people with diabetes need to be more careful because they are at a higher risk of getting gangrene. Why is that? There are a few reasons for this, and it is good to be aware of how you can protect yourself from infection and severe injury if you have diabetes.

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Gangrene: Diagnosis and Treatment

Gangrene refers to the death of tissues in the body due to blockage of blood vessels or infection resulting in insufficient oxygen supply to these tissues. With gangrene, the aim is to initiate treatment as early as possible, to reduce the amount of tissue damage and loss. Prevention is always better and being aware of

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What is a Gangrene?

Causes, Types, Symptoms, and Risk Factors Gangrene is the death of body tissue caused by poor circulation that results from the lack of blood flow and/or severe infection by bacteria. Gangrene usually occurs in the arms and the legs, but it may also happen internally and spread throughout your body. The sooner you diagnose your

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