David A. Szalay MD


Femoropopliteal Bypass (Fem-Pop Bypass) for Peripheral Arterial Disease

Femoropopliteal (fem-pop) bypass surgery is used to bypass diseased blood vessels above or below the knee. To bypass the narrowed or blocked blood vessel, blood is redirected through either a healthy blood vessel that has been transplanted or a man-made graft material. This vessel or graft is sewn above and below the…

Angioplasty for peripheral arterial disease of the legs

Iliac artery is narrowed by plaque Angioplasty is used to open narrowed arteries and increase oxygen-rich blood flow to muscle and tissue. These images show angioplasty for the iliac artery. Angioplasty can also be done for the femoral, popliteal, and tibial arteries. Catheter is inserted After you are sedated, the…

Femoropopliteal (fem-pop) bypass

Femoropopliteal (fem-pop) bypass surgery is used to bypass narrowed or blocked arteries above or below the knee. The bypass restores blood flow to the leg. To bypass a narrowed or blocked artery, blood is redirected through a graft. The graft is either a healthy blood vessel that has been transplanted or a man-made…

Femoral-tibial bypass surgery

A femoral-tibial bypass is used to bypass a narrowed or blocked artery in the leg. The bypass restores blood flow to the lower leg and foot. To bypass a narrowed or blocked artery, blood is redirected through a graft. The graft is either a healthy blood vessel that has been transplanted or a man-made material. This…

Aortobifemoral bypass

Aortobifemoral bypass surgery is used to bypass a narrowed or blocked part of the large blood vessels in the abdomen and groin. To bypass the diseased part of the blood vessel, blood is redirected through a graft. The graft is made of man-made material. This graft is sewn above and below the diseased vessel so that…