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Endovascular stent-graft placement for nonaneurysmal infrarenal aortic rupture: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14560239     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Penetrating atheromatous ulceration of the infrarenal aorta is a rare entity. There are few reported cases of this lesion, and most of the published data is in regards to the thoracic aorta. Spontaneous rupture of a nonaneurysmal noninfected atherosclerotic infrarenal aorta is a rare event. We report the eleventh case of this occurrence and present the first reported case of endovascular stent-graft placement in treating this entity. We review the literature regarding ulcerative disease of the aorta and specifically discuss the published data on spontaneous rupture of the nondilated, noninfected infrarenal aorta secondary to penetrating atheromatous ulceration.
Jay Vasquez; George A Poultsides; A Cecilia Lorenzo; John E Foster; A David Drezner; James Gallagher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2003 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-15     Completed Date:  2003-10-30     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  836-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 80 Seymour Street, Hartford, CT 06102, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Aorta, Abdominal / surgery*
Aortic Rupture / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Arteriosclerosis / complications
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
Rupture, Spontaneous
Ulcer / complications

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