Obturator bypass: A still valid option

      The femoral tripod remains essential in vascular surgery, as well for an elective revascularization as for obtaining an access to the arterial tree. Septic complications of the tripod can lead to healing disorders and loss of tissue that are a real challenge for our specialty. Obturator bypass (OB) is an alternative employed in this context, but few recent evaluations on this option are available. The objectives of this work were thus to evaluate the results of OB in terms of patency, morbi-mortality, healing and treatment of the sepsis.
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