Infra-Inguinal Bypass Surgery

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Abstract

Infrainguinal bypass remains a mainstay in dealing with lower extremity ischemia in claudication, rest pain, and tissue loss, many times after failed percutaneous attempts. Autogenous reconstruction remains favored compared to prosthetic bypass secondary to issues with increased risk of infection and diminished patency. Lifelong surveillance of all infrainguinal bypass grafts is critical for success and limb salvage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPanVascular Medicine, Second Edition
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages3273-3280
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783642370786
ISBN (Print)9783642370779
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

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