Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 1995 , Vol 4 , Issue 1
Results of Obturatory Bypass Procedures
Emin TİRELİ1, Semih BARLAS1, İlhan AKASLAN1, Türkan ELMACI1, Enver DAYIOGLU1, Aydın KARGI1, Cemil BARLAS1
1İstanbul Üniversitesi İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul Obturatory bypass procedure asa means of extraanatomical intervention is indicated in cases where the applicati­ on of graft anastomosis is risks, or impossible due to infection, aneurysm, travma or tumor in the femoral region. The early obturatory bypass operation were performed in 1966 by Mahoney and Whelan on femoral mycotic aneurysms with success.

22 Obturatory bypass rases, operated in the lstanbul Medical Faculty Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Depart­ ment between 1972-1994 have been reviewed retrospectively on the basis of surgical indications complications and results and it has been included that long term patency rates are quite similar to anatomical bypass. Keywords :