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Preoperative Saphenous Vein Mapping

  • Benjamin B. Chang
  • Ann Marie Kupinski
  • R. Clement DarlingIII
  • Philip S.K. Paty
  • Paul B. Kreienberg
  • Sean P. Roddy
  • Kathleen J. Ozsvath
  • Manish Mehta
  • Dhiraj M. Shah
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Abstract

The successful performance of any arterial bypass procedure starts with, ideally, the surgeon being armed with the maximal amount of information about the patient. This is commonly thought of as a history, physical examination, arteriography, and any preoperative testing for medical clearance. Most surgeons would not willingly abandon some effort to image both the inflow and outflow arteries, whether by conventional angiography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance arteriography, computerized tomography, or other more arcane techniques. However, these same surgeons often pay little attention to the greatest portion of their bypass, the vein itself.

Keywords

Saphenous Vein Great Saphenous Vein Vein Wall Arterial Bypass Carbol Fuchsin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin B. Chang
    • 1
  • Ann Marie Kupinski
    • 1
  • R. Clement DarlingIII
    • 1
  • Philip S.K. Paty
    • 2
  • Paul B. Kreienberg
    • 2
  • Sean P. Roddy
    • 2
  • Kathleen J. Ozsvath
    • 2
  • Manish Mehta
    • 2
  • Dhiraj M. Shah
    • 2
  1. 1.The Vascular Group, PLLCThe Institute for Vascular Health and Disease Albany Medical College, Albany Medical Center HospitalAlbanyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, The Vascular Group, PLLCThe Institute for Vascular Health and Disease Albany Medical College, Albany Medical Center HospitalAlbanyUSA

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