Factors associated with amputation or graft occlusion one year after lower extremity bypass in northern New England.

@article{Goodney2010FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with amputation or graft occlusion one year after lower extremity bypass in northern New England.},
  author={Philip P. Goodney and Brian W. Nolan and Andres S Schanzer and Jens Eldrup-Jorgensen and Daniel J Bertges and Andrew C. Stanley and David H. Stone and Daniel B. Walsh and Richard James Powell and Donald S. Likosky and Jack L. Cronenwett},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          57-68
        }
}
BACKGROUND Optimal patient selection for lower extremity bypass surgery requires surgeons to predict which patients will have durable functional outcomes following revascularization. Therefore, we examined risk factors that predict amputation or graft occlusion within the first year following lower extremity bypass. METHODS Using our regional quality-improvement initiative in 11 hospitals in northern New England, we studied 2,306 lower extremity bypass procedures performed in 2,031 patients… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 27 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…