Choice of Material for Above-Knee Femoro-Popliteal Bypass Prosthetic Graft (PopUp)
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This trial was designed to challenge the wide held view that polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) performs better than Dacron for above knee femoropopliteal bypass.
Condition or disease
Intermittent ClaudicationCritical Limb Ischemia
Device: 6 mm Uni-graft® (B-Braun)Device: 6 mm Gore-Tex® (WL Gore)
Objective: To investigate whether patency rates of 6 mm gelatine coated, knitted, double velour polyester prostheses are equal to the 6 mm thinwalled ePTFE prostheses as above-knee femoro-popliteal bypass graft
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
All patients who require revascularisation of the lower extremity suitable for above-knee femoro-popliteal bypass surgery.