The introduction of a mobile C-arm X-ray system into the operating theatre enables the performance of hybrid procedures intended for treating vascular diseases, which include a combination of classical open surgery and endovascular methods in the same procedure.
In this way, the indication field of arterial diseases is expanded, since a safer treatment of several different distant lesions has been made possible.
Hybrid procedures are used in the treatment of atherosclerotic and aneurysmal arterial disease.
Endovascular part of a hybrid procedure
Author: dr Enes Ljatifi (ass. dr Srđan Babić)