Profundaplasty as the only reconstructive procedure in patients with severe ischemia of the lower extremity.


Twenty-one profundaplasties were performed as the only reconstructive procedure. All of the patients had severe ischemia of the lower extremity with serious symptoms, such as rest pain or gangrene, or both. There was no postoperative mortality. Two patients had a crural amputation, and one patient, a femoral amputation performed during the first three… (More)


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