The effects of suturing technique and vessel size on patency after microarterial repair.

@article{wray1979TheEO,
  title={The effects of suturing technique and vessel size on patency after microarterial repair.},
  author={robert. wray and Barbara O'Brien},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  year={1979},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={233-4}
}
According to most of the literature, sutures for microarterial repair must include the intima to prevent an "intimal flap" and occlusion of the anastomosis. Some authors have said that vessel diameter affects patency rate. This study was designed to evaluate these two statements. The femoral arteries (about 1.0 mm in diameter), the epigastric arteries… CONTINUE READING