Hybrid procedures as a novel technique in the treatment of critical limb ischemia.

@article{Aho2012HybridPA,
  title={Hybrid procedures as a novel technique in the treatment of critical limb ischemia.},
  author={P S Aho and Maarit Venermo},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official organ for the Finnish Surgical Society and the Scandinavian Surgical Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={107-13}
}
In hybrid reconstructions, patients are treated using both endovascular and open revascularization techniques simultaneously. In recent years, these multilevel reconstructions have been increasingly used especially by vascular surgeons as they have adopted new knowledge and endovascular skills and the endovascular techniques have evolved. The first reports of combined endovascular and open surgical procedures are from the 1970s. Since then, most reports have dealt with femoral endarterectomy or… CONTINUE READING