This paper reviews the history, indications for surgery and natural pathogenesis of vascular atherosclerosis, with an emphasis on current status of grafts, and current results in thoracic, thoraco-abdominal, aortic, and peripheral venous surgery. The repair of aneurysms is discussed and the importance of antiplatelet pharmacology in the post-operative period is reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Contemp Biomater, Mater and Host Response, Clin Appl, New Technol and Leg Aspects|
|Number of pages||16|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1984|
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