TITLE

SURGERY OF INFRAPOPLITEAL OCCLUSIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Shieber, William
PUB. DATE
January 1974
SOURCE
Angiology;Jan1974, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Arterial bypass grafting to vessels below the popliteal trifurcation has been shown to be a valuable technique. Not only are patency rates high, but adequate revascularization of the limb is readily accomplished. Salvage of ischemic limbs via grafts as far distal as the dorsalis pedis artery is possible. Thus, an attempt at infrapopliteal bypass grafting seems a reasonable alternative to amputation of the severely ischemic leg.
ACCESSION #
16353252

 

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