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Case Study: Occluded Stent Removal for Revascularization in Setting of Infection

Case Presentation - January 2013

W. Michael Park, MD


The patient is a 67 year old woman who was referred for management of an infected femorofemoral bypass graft. This graft was placed for a left common iliac artery occlusion. With the development of infection soon after creation of bypass, the outside surgeon resected the distal graft, packed the wound open, and transferred the patient for management. Prior to this graft, she had had left common iliac artery stent placement and a femorofemoral bypass, both of which had occluded in the past year.

Reviewed: 11/13

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