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March 1977

Dacron Grafting From the Aorta to the Distal Profunda Femoris Arteries Via the Obturator Foramina

Author Affiliations

From the Peripheral Vascular Service, the Department of Surgery, the Roosevelt Hospital, New York.

Arch Surg. 1977;112(3):316-317. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370030088015

• We discuss the possibility of the use of the obturator foramina as routes and the distal profunda femoris arteries as sites for anastomosis in the presence of infected grafts in the groins as a successful solution to an otherwise tragic complication of arterial grafting.

(Arch Surg 112:316-317, 1977)