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Descending thoracic aorta to iliofemoral artery bypass grafting: a role for primary revascularization for aortoiliac occlusive disease?

Authors
  • Passman, M A
  • Farber, M A
  • Criado, E
  • Marston, W A
  • Burnham, S J
  • Keagy, B A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Vascular Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1999
Volume
29
Issue
2
Pages
249–258
Identifiers
PMID: 9950983
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Descending thoracic aorta to iliofemoral artery bypass grafting has excellent overall long-term results. These results support its more liberal use for primary revascularization, especially for patients with severe atherosclerotic disease or complete occlusion of the infrarenal aorta.

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