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Primary stent placement for late complete occlusion after aortoiliac reconstructive surgery: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19408080     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case that was successfully treated by primary stent placement without thrombolysis or thrombectomy for graft thrombosis after aortoiliac reconstructive surgery. A 79-year-old man presented with a 2-month history of severe intermittent claudication of the right leg. He had undergone a surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with a bifurcated polyester graft 3 years before presentation. Digital subtraction angiography revealed total occlusion of the right limb of the graft. He underwent primary stent placement on the lesion, and completion angiography showed revascularization of the right limb. Primary stent placement can be performed to decrease the risks of surgery and increase the salvage of a graft with chronic total occlusion.
Authors:
Yuka Kondo; Alan Dardik; Akihito Muto; Masayasu Nishibe; Toshiya Nishibe
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1436-2813     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  418-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Fujita Health University, Aichi, Japan.
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