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Femoro-femoral arterial bypass is an effective and durable treatment for symptomatic unilateral iliac artery occlusion.

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AIMS: This study was designed to determine the effectiveness of femoro-femoral arterial bypass (FFB) operation at hospital discharge and 1 year after operation, and to determine the role of long saphenous vein (LSV) as a conduit. METHODS AND RESULTS: A retrospective review was undertaken of 161 consecutive patients (median age, 66 years; range, 44-97 years) who had femoro-femoral grafts during the 12 years from July 1987 to March 1999. The indication for operation was claudication in 66 pati...

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10.1308/003588403321219830

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Journal:
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Volume:
85
Issue:
2
Pages:
88-90
Publication date:
2003-03-05
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EISSN:
1478-7083
ISSN:
0035-8843
URN:
uuid:08aa305b-49a1-4a14-863b-a82f62b8d270
Source identifiers:
222056
Local pid:
pubs:222056

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