Original communication Society for Vascular Surgery| Volume 37, ISSUE 1, P105-114, January 1955

Arteriosclerotic occlusion of the terminal aorta and common iliac arteries treated by thromboendarterectomy

An evaluation of the procedure based on the results obtained in twenty cases
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      Twenty patients with arteriosclerotic occlusion of the terminal aorta or common iliac arteries were submitted to thromboendarterectomy. There was one death. One patient developed postoperative thrombosis at the site of operation. Nineteen have been followed for from one to thirty-nine months, and with one exception have fully recovered from the impairment of circulation to the lower extremities and pelvis.
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