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Association between Drug Use and In-Hospital Outcomes after Infrainguinal Bypass for Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease.

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Summary of "Association between Drug Use and In-Hospital Outcomes after Infrainguinal Bypass for Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease."

Drug abuse may affect lower extremity vessels due to ischemia following intra-arterial injections, vasospasm, arterial and venous pseudoaneurysms, arteriovenous fistulae, vasculitis and complicated abscesses. Little is known about the outcomes of Lower Extremity Bypass (LEB) for peripheral arteries disease (PAD) in patients with a history of drug abuse disorder. The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcomes of LEB in this patient population.

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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
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