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Femoral Bypass Grafts

Our Michigan medical malpractice lawyers represent patients like you who have suffered injuries due to medical mistakes made by doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Many of these injuries are very serious, often requiring extensive medical treatment and the need for additional surgeries. When a medical error causes a death, it can give rise to a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit.

There are risks involved in every medical procedure and not all poor results are due to medical malpractice. A lawsuit can only be filed when there is a medical error or mistake that caused your injury. Our experience medical malpractice lawyers will review your medical chart and determine whether your injury was the result of negligent treatment or just a normal risk or complication of your procedure.

Femoral Bypass Grafts Procedure

Femoral Bypass Grafts procedure restores the inflow to the legs. Ilio-femoral bypass grafts originate from the iliac arteries in the pelvis and take blood to the femoral arteries in the groins. These can be useful if there is enough normal iliac artery in the pelvis.

The common theme with this operation is that they restore good blood flow to the femoral artery at the top of the leg in the groin region. Restoring the inflow to normal levels is often all that is required in many patients, even if there is disease in the arteries further down the leg. The improvement in inflow alone can be enough to permit healing or reduce symptoms to a more bearable level.

Risks of Femoral Bypass Grafts Procedures

The most common risks of a Femoral Bypass Grafts procedure are:

  • Bleeding requiring re-operation
  • Necrosis of skin around incision
  • Thrombi or emboli
  • Limb loss
  • Nerve damage
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Death

Contact a Michigan Femoral Bypass Grafts Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you suspect that you or a family member have been the victim of medical malpractice from a femoral bypass grafts procedure, you should contact our office immediately to discuss your case. There are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice cases in Michigan and if you wait too long, your case may be barred forever. Call us now at (800) 606-1717.

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