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Endovascular treatment of ruptured infected aortic aneurysm with sepsis.
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PMID:  23091799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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The generally accepted treatment for infected aortic aneurysms involves open surgical resection and debridement, with in situ or extra-anatomical bypass. Occasionally, endovascular management can be substituted for the standard operation dependent on the patient's condition. We report the case of an 81-year-old female with a ruptured infected aortic aneurysm and sepsis, successfully treated endovascularly. She had been on oral antibiotics for one year and is doing well 2 years after discharge.
Authors:
Jeong Goo Kim; Jong Beom Kwon; Kuhn Park; Jongho Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-09-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Korean Surgical Society     Volume:  83     ISSN:  2093-0488     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Surg Soc     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-23     Completed Date:  2012-10-24     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101564795     Medline TA:  J Korean Surg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  250-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.
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