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Table 4 Intraoperative vascular procedures done in n = 113 patients with arterial vascular injuries

From: Penetrating arterial trauma to the limbs: outcome of a modified protocol

Vasc. Procedure Femoral Popliteal Axillary Brachial Total
  all pts: n = 34 all pts: n = 25 all pts: n = 10 all pts: n = 47 all pts: n = 113
  pts [n] pts [%] pts [n] pts [%] pts [n] pts [%] pts [n] pts [%] pts [n] pts [%]
Lateral arteriorraphy 2 6% 0 0% 0 0% 1 2% 3 3%
Primary end-to-end 3 9% 2 8% 2 20% 15 32% 22 19%
Vein interpositiona 12 35% 17 68% 5 50% 28 60% 62 55%
PTFE interposition 12 35% 0 0% 2 20 0 0% 114 12%
Shunt/Stent 1 3% 1 4% 1 10% 2 4% 5 4%
  1. Pts = patients; PTFE = Poly-tetra-fluoro-ethylen interposition graft.