Aortobifemoral Bypass for Peripheral Arterial Disease
All surgeries carry a certain amount of risk. These risks include:
- Infection from the incision.
- Heart attack or stroke.
Specific risks for aortobifemoral bypass surgery include:
- Leg swelling.
- Failed or blocked grafts.
- Sexual dysfunction caused by nerve damage in the pelvis.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 14, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Reference David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery