Iliofemoral Bypass Periprocedural Care

Updated: Nov 28, 2016
  • Author: Dale K Mueller, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Periprocedural Care


Standard vascular instrumentation is preferable. Ideally, the procedure is done in an endovascular operating room or with endovascular imaging immediately available as needed.


Patient Preparation

General anesthesia is used under most circumstances. Spinal anesthesia is an alternative but is not commonly used.

Supine positioning is employed, with the abdomen and both lower extremities prepared.