fem-popfemoropopliteal (bypass surgery)
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Historically, physicians have treated these blockages with open bypass surgery (fem-pop bypass), which has the benefit of durability, however, it is associated with an increased risk of complications, longer hospital stays, and prolonged rehabilitation.
Methods: From July 2011 to May 2014,32 consecutive patients with symptomatic acute/subacute IF and/or fem-popliteal (fem-pop) DVT were treated with HOT.
* Peripheral vascular stent: Iliac artery, fem-pop artery stents, renal artery, and carotid artery stents