Combined Surgical and Endovascular Approaches

  • James May
  • Geoffrey H. White


Combined surgical and endovascular approaches continue to play an important role in vascular surgery. Despite increasing experience and improvements in technology since the first edition of this book, the combined approach is still required in a significant proportion of endovascular cases. Endovascular procedures are ideally carried out entirely by the intra-luminal route. In some situations, however, adjunctive open surgical procedures are required. They may be performed synchronously or sequentially with the endovascular procedure. The areas where this combined surgical and endovascular approach may be used include the treatment of aneurysmal disease, occlusive arterial disease, thrombotic venous disease, and endoscopic techniques. They are summarized in Table 33–1. We present the indications for combined surgical and endovascular approaches and describe how they may best be used.


Iliac Artery Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Common Femoral Artery Stent Deployment Endovascular Approach 
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