Endovascular recanalization of failed distal bypass in Buerger's disease

Osami Kawarada, Shingo Sakamoto, Koichiro Harada, Masaharu Ishihara, Satoshi Yasuda, Hisao Ogawa

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In the treatment of Buerger's disease, bypass surgery with the use of an autologous vein has served as a treatment option in cases in which distal target vessel has been available. However, failed bypass occlusion can result in a devastating clinical scenario. Herein, we report a successful endovascular revascularization of failed distal bypass graft as a last resort for a patient with Burger's disease with ischemic rest pain and extensive tissue loss.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)266-269
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Aug


  • Bypass
  • Endovascular
  • Thromboangiitis obliterans


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