A 53-year-old member asked:
Femoral artery disease bypass surgery, what are the risks?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Craig Carter answered
39 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Multiple: Multiple but manageable. The surgical risks are bleeding, infection, heart attack, stroke, and death. All are relatively low. The post surgical issues are graft closure, infection, limb loss, and death. This is not a comprehensive list. Talk to you doctor or vascular surgeon about your concerns.
Answered on Dec 19, 2019
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