Intraoperative angioscopy may improve the outcome of in situ saphenous vein bypass grafting: a prospective study.

@article{Thrne2002IntraoperativeAM,
  title={Intraoperative angioscopy may improve the outcome of in situ saphenous vein bypass grafting: a prospective study.},
  author={Johan Th{\"o}rne and Gudmundur Danielsson and Peter Danielsson and Torbj{\"o}rn Jonung and Lars Norgren and Else Ribbe and Zbigniew Zdanowski},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={759-65}
}
OBJECTIVE To find out whether intraoperative angioscopic assistance has any effect on graft outcome in patients with critical leg ischemia. MATERIAL AND METHODS One hundred one patients requiring a below-knee bypass were assigned to undergo in situ saphenous vein bypass with or without intraoperative angioscopic assistance; otherwise treated similarly… CONTINUE READING