UAB MedCast

Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia

Graeme McFarland, MD - Speaker Bio
Dr. McFarland is a native of Birmingham, AL. He attended Indiana University on a football scholarship for his undergraduate education. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology in 2007 and became the first football player at Indiana to be elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society since 1983. He then attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and stayed in Birmingham to complete his residency training in general surgery at UAB.

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Release Date:      October 26, 2018

Expiration Date:  October 26, 2021

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  • Topic Info:Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia (formerly Critical Limb Ischemia) is a natural progression of untreated or unrecognized Peripheral Arterial Disease. It is important for providers to recognize symptomatic patients for prompt referral.

    Graeme McFarland, MD, discusses how the earlier a diagnosis can be made, the earlier treatment can be started with less serious consequence.