Patch Angioplasty

Patch Angioplasty

The Patch Angioplasty course will teach you:

  • The objective of  the patch angioplasty is to close an arteriotomy or arterial wall defect with a vein or synthetic patch.

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Patch Angioplasty:

  • Thromboembolism
  • Posterior arterial wall injury

With the following tips you might perform the Patch Angioplasty  even better:

  • Graft  type
  • Graft length
  • Stay suture placement
  • Parachute suture technique
  • Needle protection
  • U Stitch placement

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Step by step

Graft preparation



Inspect the previously made arteriotomy to determine its length.

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