Venous Interposition Graft in the Management of Bleeding from Distal Anastomosis of Pedal Bypass

Authors: M. Šlais ;  P. Štádler
Authors‘ workplace: Oddělení cévní chirurgie, Nemocnice Na Homolce, prim. doc. MUDr. Petr Štádler, Ph. D.
Published in: Rozhl. Chir., 2011, roč. 90, č. 1, s. 52-54.
Category: Monothematic special - Original


The authors present a rare complication of limb revascularization using pedal bypass, disruption of the surgical wound resulting from infectious etiology with bleeding from the distal anastomosis. The wound disruption was successfully managed by venous interposition grafting. The bypass patency, as well as full functioning of the extremity, were preserved.

Key words:
pedal bypass –surgical wound disruption – Y-graft bypass


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