Franciscan Health is dedicated to providing successful treatment and hope to those facing limb loss due to chronic disease. Our multidisciplinary approach to limb preservation offers the best chance for success.
It can be distressing to learn that you could lose your arm or leg due to infection or low blood flow caused by medical conditions such as diabetes or peripheral artery disease. However, advances in limb preservation techniques might allow you to keep your limb.
Limb preservation services at Franciscan Health involve vascular surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, nephrology, podiatry and wound care specialists. This multidisciplinary approach to limb preservation offers the best chance for success, using both interventional and non-interventional techniques to induce healing, decrease pain and avert amputation.
Physicians, as a coordinated team, will consider all of the patient's needs and develop a prioritized, individual treatment plan. Our medical team consists of specialists in the following areas: