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What is Gangrene?

Gangrene is a medical condition associated with necrotic tissue often occurring in and around a digit. It is generally identified by discolored patches and shows sloughing of natural tissue planes. There are three types of gangrene namely wet gangrene, dry gangrene, and gas gangrene.

Usually, the condition of dry gangrene is marked by dehydrated ischemic tissue resulting in progressive ischemia distal which causes an arterial blockage, leading to the development of peripheral artery disease. On the other hand; wet gangrene is marked by edema and erythema but isn’t crepitus. Also, gas gangrene is a necrotizing infection appearing on the radiographs with edema and gas.

Commonly, gangrene-related issues influence the life of the individual through many different factors. It deteriorates the quality of life leading to discomfort, lack of mobility, and risk of being hospitalized. The diseases caused, as a result of this, are fatal which enhances the chances of operations and mortality as the illness progresses. Therefore, one should not ignore this and should consult a gangrene specialist. Dr. Ashish Airen is also the best gangrene doctor in Jaipur, having prior experience in treating several patients suffering from gangrene.

What Causes gangrene?

All types of gangrene are caused due to lack of blood flow to a specific location. This provides less oxygen to the tissue and nutrition, leading it to die.

Causes of dry forms are:

  • Vascular issues are mostly caused due to artery’s poor health and veins in the legs and toes.
  • Diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, and high blood pressure are common causes of this syndrome.
  • Severe burns, scalds, and cold.
  • Dry gangrene may be caused by heat, chemical agents, and extreme cold, including frostbite.
  • Wet gangrene may develop later.
  • Raynaud’s syndrome: Circulation to the tips of the fingers and toes is impeded, particularly in freezing climates. Raynaud’s phenomenon has been linked to certain occurrences of gangrene.
  • Diabetes: Blood sugar imbalances may damage blood vessels and neurons, limiting oxygen delivery to the extremities.

Wet forms may arise from:

  • Injury : Deep, crushing or deep injuries that are left untreated in settings conducive to bacterial infection may result in gangrene. Examples include combat zones and railroads, as well as equipment and street incidents where lacerated and bruised tissues have been polluted.
  • Dry gangrene : If the skin has a bacterial infection.
  • Embolism : A abrupt arterial blockage may cause dry gangrene, but it also raises the danger of infection and hence wet gangrene.
  • Immune deficiency : Minor infections may develop gangrene if an immune system is impaired, such as by HIV, diabetes, long-term alcohol or drug addiction, or recent chemotherapy or radiation.

The following are risk factors for gangrene:

  • Smoking
  • Obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other vascular disease risk factors.
  • Excessive alcohol consumption, which might result in nerve damage.
  • Reduced immune function, as a result of HIV infection, chemotherapy, or radiation treatment, usage of intravenous drugs.

Gangrene is rarely associated with the usage of the anticoagulant medication warfarin.

Why choose Dr. Ashish Airen?

A specialist in Endovascular Surgery with over 15 years of expertise is the best gangrene doctor in Jaipur. He has handled countless complex medical cases and is noted for his attention to detail, precise diagnosis, and compassionate treatment of patients. Our team of surgeons and specialists is dedicated to providing comprehensive care. We take pride in our ability to handle complex cases and offer the best treatment options available. The goal is to provide exceptional service, while always maintaining a high level of patient safety.

We take pride in our ability to handle complex cases and offer the best treatment options available. Dr. Ashish Airen is also the best vascular surgeon in Jaipur, who’s goal is to provide exceptional service, while always maintaining a high level of patient safety.

Effective Treatments for Gangrene.

  • Clinical evaluation and color Doppler
  • A Doppler ultrasound check makes use of contemplated sound waves to assess blood because it flows via a blood vessel. It helps evaluate blood flow through the major arteries and veins of the feet. It can show blocked or reduced blood flow through narrowing in the major arteries.

  • Peripheral angioplasty and angiography
  • A peripheral angiography may be used to diagnose peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is a condition in which cholesterol and/or blood clots cause the lumen of the artery delivering blood to your arms or legs to narrow. Such artery blockages produce muscular soreness or cramping in the legs or arms during physical activity, such as walking or climbing stairs and subside after a few minutes of rest (intermittent claudication). As the disease spreads, you may have discomfort even while at rest. A critical artery narrowing might result in the growth of infection or gangrene in your leg.

    1. Peripheral Angioplasty
    2. Special medications that relieve discomfort in your leg when walking or climbing stairs are used to treat peripheral artery disease. If the drugs do not alleviate the symptoms, angioplasty or surgery is recommended. A catheter (thin hollow tube) is placed through your groyne during peripheral angioplasty. The catheter is then used to move a balloon into the closed artery. The balloon is then inflated, which expands the artery and decreases the blockage. During angioplasty, a stent (a tiny mesh tube) may be inserted into the artery. A stent keeps the artery open and prevents re-occlusion.

    3. Peripheral Arterial bypass
      • Surgery is usually designated for severe cases of PAD. This category includes situations including intermittent claudication, open sores, or significant skin, bone, and tissue issues (gangrene).
      • Blood is redirected via a grafted blood artery during bypass surgery. This goes around the injured blood vessel.
      • The surgical procedure utilized to treat PAD will be determined by the size and location of the damaged leg artery or arteries.

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