ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Spiral saphenous vein grafts in the femoral artery and vein reconstruction
Bilgin Emrecan, Mustafa Saçar, İbrahim Gökşin, Ahmet Baltalarlı
Pamukkale Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Denizli
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2011.098
Autogenous vein grafts have become the first choice with their positive outcomes in vascular injuries and are quite widely used today. Particularly in the case of size mismatch, spiral saphenous vein grafts prepared from the saphenous veins have had encouraging results. Two cases in which the patients had vascular reconstructions with spiral saphenous vein grafts for a stab wound and gunshot injury are presented in this paper.
Keywords : Femoral artery; spiral saphenous vein graft; vascular injury
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