Major lower limb amputation following failed infrainguinal vascular bypass surgery: a prospective study on amputation levels and stump complications.

The effect of failed vascular bypass surgery on final amputation level and stump complications is the subject of debate. The aim of this prospective cohort study was to assess the influence of previous infrainguinal bypass surgery on amputees in the authors' centre. Over a three-year period, 234 amputations (219 patients) were performed for critical… CONTINUE READING