When an adequate length of saphenous vein is not available for a lower extremity bypass, a synthetic material or a composite graft is usually used. This is a description of a simple method for constructing a composite graft which can be used for sequential bypasses. In addition to excellent patency rates, the technique avoids or minimizes several problems frequently encountered in composite grafts.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology