Venous Valves pp 177-181 | Cite as

Venous Valves in Arterialized Veins

  • Rainer Gottlob
  • Robert May


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.


Venous Wall Aortocoronary Bypass Venous Valve Autologous Vein Host Vessel 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wein 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainer Gottlob
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert May
    • 3
  1. 1.First Surgical University Clinic of ViennaAustria
  2. 2.WienAustria
  3. 3.InnsbruckAustria

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