Open Access Mini Review

Endovascular Debulking in Therapy of Occluded Lower Limb Bypass

Miroslav Bulvas*

Division of Interventional Angiology, Charles University, Czech Republic

Corresponding Author

Received Date: June 18, 2019;  Published Date: June 21, 2019


The goal of surgical and/or endovascular therapy in patients with lower limb ischemia is the elimination of return or progression of serious and threatening ischemic symptoms (rest pain, ischemic ulcers or gangrene) [1-3]. Thus, bypass occlusion can be associated with renewed acute or critical ischemia and endangered lower extremity. Early (> 30 days) graft failure rate 6.3% was reported in the study that collected 9217 bypass procedures [4] with higher frequency in preceding emergency and re-operative procedures (8.2%).

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