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Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm with left-sided inferior vena cava.
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PMID:  22944577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm with left-sided inferior vena cava. An 82-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with a sudden onset of severe abdominal pain and loss of consciousness. Computed tomography revealed rupture of an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm and a left-sided inferior vena cava. At surgery, the inferior vena cava was found to cross anteriorly over the abdominal aorta at the usual level of the renal vein. Graft replacement was successfully performed, with careful mobilization and retraction of the inferior vena cava. The patient had an uneventful postoperative course without any deterioration of renal function.
Authors:
Tetsuya Niino; Satoshi Unosawa; Kazuma Shimura
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1012.e9-1012.e11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Hospital Organization Disaster Medical Center, Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan.
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