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Aortic or Lower Extremity Vascular Surgery

Group of procedures performed by surgeons with similar skills–open surgical procedure on the largest artery of the body (aorta), or one of its major branches, to remove blockage or replace the artery with an artificial vessel; or an open surgical procedure to bypass diseased arteries in the leg and restore blood flow; or replacing the diseased largest artery (aorta) of the body with an artificial replacement that is introduced through a tube passed into a leg artery; or treatment of an artery blockage in lower extremity by placement of a long tube into the area of disease and opening the area of blockage without a traditional open operation.
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