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Endovascular repair of an aortoduodenal fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10958300     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: To demonstrate the utility of endovascular stent-graft repair for the management of an unusual aortoduodenal fistula. METHODS AND RESULTS: A 23-year-old man with an aortoduodenal fistula secondary to tumor necrosis was treated with a Corvita endoluminal stent-graft after several failed surgical attempts to repair the defect. At 2-year follow-up, the patient was clinically and radiographically devoid of any evidence of occult stent-graft infection. CONCLUSIONS: This case illustrates the usefulness of endovascular repair for the treatment of a primary aortoduodenal fistula. Endovascular repair should be included in the armamentarium for the management of difficult aortoduodenal fistulas.
Authors:
M K Eskandari; M S Makaroun; K M Abu-Elmagd; T R Billiar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1526-6028     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Endovasc. Ther.     Publication Date:  2000 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-04     Completed Date:  2000-12-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896915     Medline TA:  J Endovasc Ther     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  328-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of General Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania, USA. m-eskandari@nwu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Diseases / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Duodenal Diseases / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Humans
Intestinal Fistula / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Male
Reoperation
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / complications
Stents*
Teratocarcinoma / complications
Vascular Fistula / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*

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