Unusual surgical exposures to avoid scarred or infected standard access routes to the common femoral, deep femoral, and popliteal arteries.

@article{Veith2016UnusualSE,
  title={Unusual surgical exposures to avoid scarred or infected standard access routes to the common femoral, deep femoral, and popliteal arteries.},
  author={Frank Junior Veith and Enrico Ascher and Neal S Cayne},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={1160-8}
}
Standard approaches to lower extremity arteries may be rendered difficult or unusable because of scarring or infection, or both. This article describes unusual alternative approaches to facilitate lower extremity bypasses that would normally require approaches to the common femoral, deep femoral, or popliteal arteries. Techniques are described for using the… CONTINUE READING