Document Detail


Graft reconstruction to treat disease of the abdominal aorta in patients with colostomies, ileostomies, and abdominal wall urinary stomata.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2957514     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Abdominal aortic reconstruction combined with colon or urinary tract operations is generally not acceptable because of a supposed greater incidence of graft infection. Similar fears exist regarding aortic reconstruction in the presence of colostomies, ileostomies, and permanent urinary diversion stomata. In fact, the presence of a colostomy has been reported to be a contraindication for abdominal aortic reconstruction. This report is concerned with vascular operations in 13 such patients with aortic disease referred to us for fear of these complications. Eleven patients had abdominal aortic aneurysms and two had atherosclerotic occlusion of the aorta and iliac arteries. Twelve patients had colostomies, ileostomies, or both and one patient had permanent tube cystostomy. All had good renal function and the disease for which the diversion procedure was performed was either cured or under good control. All patients survived the vascular reconstructive procedures without significant complications and long-term follow-up revealed that late graft infection did not occur.
Authors:
R W DeNatale; E S Crawford; H J Safi; J S Coselli
Related Documents :
20103294 - Pulmonary sequestration supplied by giant aneurysmal aortic branch.
9302674 - On the abdominal aortic aneurysms: pulsatile state considerations.
6779524 - Bucrylate embolization of abdominal aortic aneurysms: an adjunct to nonresective therapy.
11487084 - Rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm due to aortic wallstent dislocation masqueradin...
24116264 - Diagnosis of a huge right atrial thrombus during coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
8563124 - Warfarin-induced eosinophilic pleurisy.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1987 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-10-16     Completed Date:  1987-10-16     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:  240-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Muscles / surgery
Aged
Aorta, Abdominal / surgery
Aortic Aneurysm / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Colostomy*
Female
Humans
Ileostomy*
Male
Methods
Middle Aged
Postoperative Care
Urinary Diversion*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Primary graft infections.
Next Document:  The use of angiodynography to quantify blood flow in the canine aorta.