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Crossover ilio-iliac bypass and removal of femoro-femoral graft as first treatment for the infection of crossover bypass in aorto-uni-iliac endovascular aneurysm repair.
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PMID:  23019606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The crossover femoro-femoral bypass, classically used for the treatment of unilateral iliac arterial obstruction, has recently become an integral part of aorto-uni-iliac endovascular aneurysm repair. We therefore, reconsider the therapeutic problems related to thrombosis and in particular to infection of the femoro-femoral prosthesis, when many attempts have been made to preserve the bypass and treat the infection. Showing a case treated and well eight months later, we put forward the old technique of crossover ilio-iliac bypass, followed by the removal of the infected femoro-femoral graft. In our opinion, this technique circumvents the need for autologous tissue and allows for the use of prosthetics in a new, sterile, uncontaminated field. As this approach for these cases has so far not been reported in the literature, further cases and long-term follow-up are needed.
Stefano Bonardelli; Franco Nodari; Maurizio De Lucia; Edoardo Cervi; Stefano Maria Giulini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1708-5381     ISO Abbreviation:  Vascular     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101196722     Medline TA:  Vascular     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Surgery, University of Brescia.
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