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Management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and concomitant biliary sepsis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1598674     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Since 1984 three patients have been treated for a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and acute biliary sepsis. The biliary tract disease included two cases of gangrene of the gallbladder, one with perforation. Two patients had cholangitis. All patients underwent repair of the ruptured aneurysm and cholecystectomy under the same anesthetic. Two individuals required common duct exploration: one at the time of the initial operation and the other 6 days later. Despite a high incidence of postoperative complications in these elderly men, all survived surgery and are alive and well after periods of 1 to 7 years. There have been no graft infections.
S G Friedman; K V Krishnasastry
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery     Volume:  111     ISSN:  0039-6060     ISO Abbreviation:  Surgery     Publication Date:  1992 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-09     Completed Date:  1992-07-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417347     Medline TA:  Surgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  551-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, N.Y.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal*
Aortic Rupture / complications*,  radiography,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Follow-Up Studies
Gallbladder Diseases / complications*,  radiography,  surgery*
Sepsis / complications*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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