Transplantation of veins into the arterial system in the form of bypass-surgery has become a routine operation in many parts of the body. The most frequent applications are aortocoronary bypass performed in order to shunt an obliterated segment of the coronary arteries, and bypass of peripheral leg arteries to shunt an obliterated segment, mainly in the region of the femoral artery.
KeywordsVenous Wall Aortocoronary Bypass Venous Valve Autologous Vein Host Vessel
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