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In situ vein bypasses to distal tibial and limited outflow tracts for limb salvage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6484813     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To better define the limits of tibial reconstruction with saphenous vein bypass, we have analyzed our experience with the in situ vein valve incision technique in 83 cases of bypasses to the ankle or foot and 13 cases of bypasses to discontinuous tibial vessels. Bypasses to the ankle and foot had a 36-month cumulative patency rate of 70.4%. No statistical difference was noted with the use of small-caliber veins. The length of the bypass did not prejudice the long-term patency rate. Discontinuous tibial vessels can be used satisfactorily as an outflow tract for limb salvage.
J D Corson; A M Karmody; D M Shah; V Naraynsingh; H L Young; R P Leather
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0039-6060     ISO Abbreviation:  Surgery     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-02     Completed Date:  1984-11-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417347     Medline TA:  Surgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  756-63     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ankle Joint / blood supply
Arteries / surgery
Foot / blood supply
Graft Occlusion, Vascular
Leg / blood supply*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Saphenous Vein / transplantation*
Tibia / blood supply*

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