A 10-year experience of using femoro-popliteal vein for re-vascularisation in graft and arterial infections.

by O Ehsan, C P Gibbons
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery ()


Infected prosthetic grafts and mycotic aneurysms carry a high mortality and morbidity rate, with a substantial risk of persistent graft infection, but there is evidence that this can be minimised by using femoro-popliteal vein for arterial reconstruction after debridement and graft excision. We present our 10-year experience of this technique.

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