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Peripheral Arterial Bypass

Peripheral Arterial Bypass Treatment

Blockages of the arteries in the abdomen, pelvis and legs can result in pain in the legs when walking or at rest. Such blockages can produce sores in the legs and feet, prevent the healing of wounds and can result in the loss of a limb. Sometimes, in order to restore blood flow, it is necessary to perform peripheral arterial bypass which is a procedure that uses a synthetic tube or the patient’s own veins to bring blood from the arteries above a blockage to those below the blockage.