[Profundoplasty in patients with chronic thrombosis of the superficial femoral artery not suitable for distal revascularization].

Abstract

The deep femoral artery is the main source of blood supply to the leg and foot when the superficial femoral artery is occluded. In this situation, the geometry of the trunk of the deep femoral artery represents a stenosis of 50 per cent interposed between the common femoral artery and the collateral circuit of the deep femoral artery. Intimal thickening of… (More)

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