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Aortofemoral bypass

Aortofemoral bypass

Aortofemoral bypass: Aortofemoral bypass is surgery to connect the aortic artery to the femoral artery in the groin in patients with severe occlusion of the left or right iliac artery. A synthetic graft is used to bridge the aorta to the femoral artery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Aortofemoral bypass

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Aortofemoral bypass:

Other Surgical Options: Aortofemoral bypass

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Aortofemoral bypass may include these surgeries:

  • Limb amputation

Anesthetic Requirements for Aortofemoral bypass

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Aortofemoral bypass may include:

Procedure Complications: Aortofemoral bypass

Possible surgical complications of Aortofemoral bypass may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Aortofemoral bypass

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is fair and pain is relieved in the majority of cases; however, limb amputation is still a possibility for some patients.

Aortofemoral bypass: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Aortofemoral bypass) include:

  • Arterial bypass

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