David A. Szalay MD


Cirugía de derivación femorotibial

Una derivación femorotibial se usa para sortear una arteria estrechada u obstruida de la pierna. La derivación vascular restablece el flujo de sangre hacia la parte inferior de la pierna y hacia el pie. Para sortear una arteria estrechada u obstruida, la sangre se redirige por medio de un injerto. El injerto puede ser…

Peripheral Arterial Disease: Should I Have Surgery?

Guides you through the decision to have surgery for peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Covers what PAD is and how it is treated. Covers risks. Lists reasons for and against having surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.

Aortobifemoral Bypass for Peripheral Arterial Disease

Aortobifemoral bypass surgery is used to bypass diseased large blood vessels in the abdomen and groin. To bypass a narrowed or blocked blood vessel, blood is redirected through a graft made of synthetic material (such as polytetrafluoroethylene [PTFE] or Dacron). This graft is sewn above and below the diseased artery so…

Femoral-Tibial Bypass Surgery for Peripheral Arterial Disease

Femoral-tibial bypass surgery (also known as infra-popliteal reconstruction) is used to bypass diseased blood vessels in the lower leg or foot. To bypass the narrowed or blocked blood vessel, blood is redirected through a healthy blood vessel that has been transplanted or through a man-made graft material. This vessel…