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Revision of Bilateral Femoral Anastomosis: 22

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While the left side was being done, an arteriotomy was made over the common to superficial femoral arteries, extending up into the old graft.       

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Revision of Bilateral Femoral Anastomosis: 23

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The right arteriotomy was held open with stay sutures, revealing intimal hyperplasia narrowing the orifice of the superficial femoral. This was excised.       

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Revision of Bilateral Femoral Anastomosis: 24

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A suture line of 5-0 polypropylene was run on either side along the junction of old graft and native vessel up to the arteriotomy for reinforcement. A patch of PTFE was secured at the proximal end of the arteriotomy.       

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