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Arterial reconstruction with a modified collagen tube: a clinical experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4858395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twenty-one modified bovine grafts were implanted in a variety of arterial reconstructions. Successful clinical results were obtained in 60% of the survivors. Attention is directed, however, to the problems of difficulty in reexplorations, the lack of elasticity, and aneurysm development indigenous to the bovine graft. One infection in this series required graft removal and extra-anatomic bypass. The modified bovine graft represents a major advance in vascular reconstruction, but should not be accepted as the ideal arterial prosthesis.
H Dardik; F J Veith; S Spreyregen; I Dardik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of surgery     Volume:  180     ISSN:  0003-4932     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Surg.     Publication Date:  1974 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1974-09-19     Completed Date:  1974-09-19     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372354     Medline TA:  Ann Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  144-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / etiology
Arteries / surgery*,  transplantation
Axillary Artery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Femoral Artery / surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Popliteal Artery / surgery
Postoperative Complications
Transplantation, Heterologous*
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