Serum ischaemia-modified albumin increases in critical lower limb ischaemia

GÜNDÜZ A., MENTEŞE A., TÜREDİ S., KARAHAN S. C., Mentese U., Eroglu O., ...More

EMERGENCY MEDICINE JOURNAL, vol.25, no.6, pp.351-353, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/emj.2007.051292
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.351-353
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Ischaemia is a common phenomenon in the pathogenesis of a wide range of medical and surgical conditions, including myocardial infarction, mesenteric vascular occlusion and compartment syndrome. Ischaemia modified albumin has been suggested as an aid to clinical decision making in various clinical settings. This study examines the usefulness of IMA in the diagnosis of limb ischaemia (LI).