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

@article{Thorn1978VeinRI,
  title={[Vein reconstruction in lower limb injuries (author's transl)].},
  author={L. M. Thor{\'e}n},
  journal={Langenbecks Archiv fur Chirurgie},
  year={1978},
  volume={347},
  pages={261-6}
}
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