Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2013 • VOLUME 19 • №1

Complications after reconstructive operations on major arteries of lower limbs and methods of correction thereof

Sultanyan T.L., Sarkisyan A.S., Khachatryan A.M.

Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery Yerevan State Medical University named after Mkhitar Geratsi, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

The present study was aimed at revealing and examining the causes of specific complications after reconstruc- tive vascular operations in the aortic-iliac-femoral zones.

The study comprised a total of 155 patients, with the period of postoperative follow up amounting to 3 years. Thirty-nine patients were operated on for various specific complications within the terms from 1 to 3 years.

The results of the study showed clear-cut relationship between the development of complications and progression of the underlying disease.

Satisfactory results after secondary interventions were obtained in patients with good state of the distal bed and operated on at early terms after complications.

KEY WORDS: atherosclerosis, lower-limb arteries, thrombosis of the bypass, false aneurysm, anastomosis zone.

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