Inhalation of carbon monoxide (CO) can reduce skeletal muscle injury after the following limb peripheral vascular disease (ischemia), where blood flow is interrupted and can be compounded by reperfusion, when damage is caused after the blood supply returns to the tissue. When this occurs, there can be limb loss or death.
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