Historical overview of vascular anastomoses


The first non-scientific report of vascular anastomoses goes back to 300 A.D. when Cosma and Damiano first tried to re-implant a limb using ivory needles and a row flax stitches to suture vessels. Unfortunately, results were not reported, but it is fair to assume the results were very poor since the technique never spread out [1].


Suture Technique Historical Overview Vascular Anastomosis Arterial Defect Artery Anastomosis 


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