Limb Preservation Services at Medical City Plano

The limb preservation program at Medical City Plano offers the full range of amputation prevention and advanced wound healing diagnostic and treatment services. Patients and their referring physicians can feel confident that they are receiving the latest treatments delivered with leading edge tools and technologies, delivering the most modern care with the best possible results.

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Limb Preservation Treatment

  • Advanced, state-of-the-art endovascular therapy for peripheral vascular disease and wound healing, including
    • Atherectomy devices
    • Balloons
    • Clot removal devices and medications
    • Endovascular stents
    • Various filters and coil embolization devices
  • Availability of traditional open surgery alone or hybrid with endovascular approach
  • Foot-sparing partial amputation
  • Reconstructive surgery for Charcot joint disease (neuroarthropathy)
  • Wound skin grafting — bioengineered skin and alternative tissues
  • New medications, off-loading devices and hyperbaric oxygen for wound healing

Limb Preservation Testing

  • Full-scale diagnostic testing for arterial disease
    • Ankle-brachial index (ABI)
    • SGPE
    • Pulse volume recording (PVR) and plethysmography
    • Lower extremity (LE) arterial and venous ultrasound
    • SensiLase — skin perfusion pressure
    • TCOM – skin O2 pressure
    • Computed tomography angiography (CTA) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Full-scale venous diagnostic testing
    • Ultrasound for superficial venous reflux disease
    • Ultrasound for deep venous reflux disease
    • Assessment of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) and May-Thurner syndrome (MTS)
    • Physiological-based venous refill time analysis