Vascular reconstruction in Buerger's disease: Is it feasible?


DILEGE S., AKSOY M., KAYABALI M. , GENC F. A. , Senturk M. , BAKTIROGLU S.

SURGERY TODAY, cilt.32, ss.1042-1047, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s005950200211
  • Dergi Adı: SURGERY TODAY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1042-1047

Özet

Purpose. Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease) is a clinical syndrome characterized by segmental occlusions of the distal vessels. Although a cessation of using nicotine products usually helps, nevertheless a surgical revascularization may be needed in cases of stage III and IV limbs. Because of the distal and segmental nature of the disease, these procedures are rarely feasible. This article focuses on the feasibility of performing a vascular reconstruction in thromboangiitis obliterans.