Aortic Saddle Embolus



1. Prep the patient (be prepared to do an axillary femorofemoral bypass). 2. Dissect the common, profunda, and superficial femoral arteries bilaterally. 3. Make arteriotomies bilaterally. 4. Perform distal thrombectomies. 5. Pass catheters proximal, simultaneously, and extract the thrombus.


Compartment Syndrome Superficial Femoral Artery Common Femoral Artery Monofilament Suture Fresh Thrombus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryLoma Linda University Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cardio Vascular and Thoracic SurgeryLoma Linda University Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA

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