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Ominous Signs of Sladen and Burgess for a Patient Undergoing Profundoplasty for Femoropopliteal Occlusive Arterial Disease

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Sladen and Burgess identified roentgenographic findings associated with a poor outcome following profundoplasty performed in a patient with femoropopliteal occlusive disease. These can help identify patients whose care should be reconsidered prior to surgery. The authors are from the University of British Columbia and St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver.

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