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A 65-year-old male presents to you in the GP surgery with a sudden onset of pain in the right lower limb. During the history, the patient states he also has numbness in the same leg and that his leg feels ‘weak’. On undertaking a peripheral vascular examination you note that he has no ankle pulse, his limb looks cyanosed, there is reduced sensation and reduced power in the right foot. You suspect this patient has acute limb ischaemia from an embolus. What is the most appropriate next step in management?