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Recovery Femoral Artery Bypass
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
Following femoral artery bypass procedure with artificial graft, are bumps and lumps in the leg normal, what to do?
Possibly: They can be normal depending on how soon after surgery you're talking about, but i would discuss with the surgeon who performed the operation. If you mean a bypass a while ago (months to years), then any new bump or lump can be a major concern. Discuss further with a board-certified vascular surgeon. ...Read more
Varies: Depends on your condition going in and the type of surgery performed, but assume 4-6 weeks for complete recovery. ...Read more
Busy writing a book, need a rough estimate of the recovery time needed in hospital because of a severed femoral artery as a result from a gunshot wound by a handgun at approximately 6 meters away.
3 weeks: hospital...then 2-3 months Rehab This is a VERY rough guess since many complications can occur resulting in longer periods of recovery! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Claudication: Which means cram like pains in the calves with walking which gets better with rest and returns with walking. The distance of walking that brings out the pain is called the claudication distance. The shorter the distance the worse is the stenosis. Also, in severe cases the leg loses hair and becomes painful at rest with elevation better with dangling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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