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Urgent pedal bypass grafting for salvage of a critically ischaemic limb with a thrombosed popliteal aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17966537     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The absence of infra-popliteal runoff in patients with acute limb-threatening ischaemia due to thrombosed popliteal aneurysm entails a high risk of amputation. If sufficient runoff cannot be restored by thrombolysis of crural arteries or by thrombectomy, the only chance to salvage the limb is pedal bypass grafting. The authors present a clinical case of acute lower limb ischaemia in a patient with popliteal aneurysm thrombosis and occlusion of the crural arteries treated successfully with urgent pedal bypass grafting with distal anastomosis to the dorsal pedal artery.
Authors:
R Staffa; Z Gregor; S Wasikova
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2007 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-26     Completed Date:  2008-01-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
2nd Department of Surgery, St. Anne's Teaching Hospital Brno, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. robert.staffa@fnusa.cz
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged, 80 and over
Anastomosis, Surgical
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Arteriovenous Fistula / pathology*,  surgery*
Emergency Treatment / methods
Humans
Ischemia / etiology*,  surgery*
Lower Extremity / blood supply*,  surgery*
Male
Popliteal Artery / pathology*,  surgery*
Salvage Therapy / methods*
Thrombosis / complications*,  radiography

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