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Revision of failed infrainguinal bypass graft: principles of management.

@article{Green1986RevisionOF,
  title={Revision of failed infrainguinal bypass graft: principles of management.},
  author={Richard M. Green and Kenneth Ouriel and John J. Ricotta and James A. Deweese},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={100 4},
  pages={
          646-54
        }
}
Our experience with 112 patients whose infrainguinal bypass grafts (IIBPGs) failed more than 30 days after insertion was reviewed. Cumulative patency rates (CPRs) after graft revision (GR) were 71% at 6 months, 62% at 12 months, 57% at 24 months, 54% at 36 months, and 46% at 48 months. CPRs of IIBPGs that failed more than 12 months after insertion were higher than those of grafts that failed earlier (60% vs. 36% at 36 months (p less than 0.05). Failure of the initial GR did not preclude a… 

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