Leg Artery Bypass Surgery Concerns

There are possible side affects from the Leg Artery Bypass Surgery procedure that you need to be aware of and watching for. If you notice any of them you need to contact your doctor right away. Learn what you need to be looking out for.

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When to Contact Doctor About Leg Artery Bypass Surgery


Alternate Names for Leg Artery Bypass Surgery:
Femoropopliteal bypass

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  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Severe pain in the leg
  • Your leg becomes cold, pale, blue, tingly, or numb
  • Redness, swelling, increasing pain, excessive bleeding, or any discharge from the incision site
  • Nausea, vomiting, or constipation
  • Pain that you cannot control with the medicines you have been given
  • Cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain
  • Dizziness or weakness
  • Pain and/or swelling in your feet, calves, or legs
  • Pain, burning, urgency, frequency of urination, or persistent bleeding in the urine
  • New, unexplained symptoms

In case of an emergency, CALL 911 .


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What Is
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Reasons For Leg Artery Bypass Surgery
Reasons For
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Leg Artery Bypass Surgery Complications
Complications
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
Leg Artery Bypass Surgery Details
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
Leg Artery Bypass Surgery Results
Results
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
When to Contact Doctor about Leg Artery Bypass Surgery
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What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.

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