Limb Salvage by Open Surgical Revascularisation in Acute Ischaemia due to Thrombosed Popliteal Artery Aneurysm.

Affiliation

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Acute ischaemia due to thrombosed popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) is associated with a high risk of limb loss. The aim of this study was to analyse the outcome, in particular the limb salvage rate in patients undergoing urgent open surgery for acute ischaemia due to thrombosed PAA.

Keywords

Acute limb ischaemia,Popliteal artery aneurysm,Popliteal artery aneurysm thrombosis,Revascularisation for acute limb ischaemia,Thrombolysis,

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