[Vein reconstruction in lower limb injuries (author's transl)].

  title={[Vein reconstruction in lower limb injuries (author's transl)].},
  author={L. M. Thor{\'e}n},
  journal={Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie},
Reconstructive venous surgery is essential in lower limb injuries to avoid circulatory insufficiency when the main vein is severed. The repair requires a vein graft with adequate lumen--two segments of the saphenous vein are slit open and sutured together. A technique for atraumatic preparation of this composite graft is described. A peripheral temporary A… CONTINUE READING