Aortic Saddle Embolus

Chapter

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Catheter Ischemia Heparin Prep Gelfoam 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

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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