Options for revascularization: Artery versus vein: Technical considerations

John W. Shuck, Derek L. Masden

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Abstract

Vascular grafts, as either interpositional conduits or bypass grafts, can be used for revascularization procedures in the upper extremity. Vein grafts are more readily available and can be easier to harvest. Arterial grafts may provide superior patency rates compared with vein grafts. Arterial grafts can be located and harvested with consistent and reliable anatomy throughout the body.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalHand Clinics
Volume31
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Arterial conduits
  • Arterial grafts
  • Upper extremity bypass
  • Upper extremity revascularization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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