Concomitant vascular procedures for malignancies with vascular invasion.

  title={Concomitant vascular procedures for malignancies with vascular invasion.},
  author={Costanzo A Diperna and Michael E Bowdish and Fred Weaver and Ross M Bremner and Nicholas Jabbour and Donald Skinner and Lawrence R. Menendez and Douglas B Hood and Vincent L. Rowe and Steven Katz and Roy D Kohl},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={137 8},
  pages={901-6; discussion 906-7}
HYPOTHESIS Contemporary reconstructive vascular techniques can be safely used to permit resection of tumors invading major vascular structures. DESIGN Review of vascular surgery registry between January 1, 1987, and December 31, 2001. SETTING An academic medical center and affiliated institutions. PATIENTS Forty-nine patients (37 males and 12 females) aged 15 through 80 years (mean age, 55 years) who required concomitant vascular resection and reconstruction to allow complete tumor… CONTINUE READING