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Preferential use of basilic vein for surgical repair of popliteal aneurysms via the posterior approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20080003     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The facedown position used for the posterior surgical approach to repair popliteal aneurysms limits access to the great saphenous vein. Using the basilic vein as the conduit of choice in five patients, we were able to harvest the vein conveniently and simultaneously with aneurysm exposure. On follow-up of 4 to 36 months, all grafts were functioning well.
Authors:
Ronit Tal; Yefim Rabinovich; Laslo Zelmanovich; Yehuda G Wolf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-29     Completed Date:  2010-04-15     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1043-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Vascular Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aneurysm / surgery*
Arm / blood supply*
Humans
Popliteal Artery / physiopathology,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Prone Position
Time Factors
Tissue and Organ Harvesting*
Treatment Outcome
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
Vascular Patency
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*
Veins / transplantation,  ultrasonography

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