Factors associated with limb loss despite a patent

Carsten, Christopher G.; Taylor, Spence M.; Langan, Eugene M; Crane, Martin M.
January 1998
American Surgeon;Jan1998, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p33
Academic Journal
Examines factors associated with limb salvage failure despite a patent infrainguinal bypass graft. Methods utilized on the study; Life-table analyses for primary and secondary patency, and limb salvage for the entire series of bypasses; Profile of patients who progressed to limb loss despite a patient bypass within 30 days of operation.


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