Major arterial occlusion during surgery is an uncommon complication. The authors report on two patients who developed intraoperative arterial occlusion during total joint arthroplasty. Both of the patients were smokers and had significant peripherial vascular disease.
- peripherial vascular disease
- total hip arthroplasty
- total knee arthroplasty
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine