Femoropopliteal Bypass Surgery
In this surgery, the patient's vein or an artificial tube is used to create a bypass around a blocked main leg artery. The blocked arteries in the legs are usually caused by a buildup of plaque. When this buildup occurs, it is called peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
Femoropopliteal Bypass Graft
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- To restore proper blood supply to your lower leg
- To relieve leg pain caused by a blocked artery
- To prevent the need for amputation
Last reviewedNovember 2012by Michael J. Fucci, DO
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