Specific complications of semi-closed endarterectomy from the iliac arteries.


Altogether 104 patients were examined. Semi-closed endarterectomy from the iliac arteries was attempted in 110 limbs of these patients. In 13.6% of cases, operation was unsuccessful. In 3.6% of cases, the failure was caused by arterial perforation when applying a loop-shaped tool. Ninety-five patients underwent deobliteration of the iliac arteries. In the… (More)


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