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Successful management of aortoiliac aneurysms with a quadrifurcated prosthesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11201601     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aortoiliac aneurysms constitute one of the main challenges facing vascular surgeons worldwide. We report for the first time the successful reconstruction of the aorta and iliac arteries with a quadrifurcated prosthesis, in a 72-year-old man with an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, and aneurysms of the iliac arteries involving both iliac bifurcations. The aortoiliac reconstruction was performed with a quadrifurcated knitted Dacron graft, revascularising both internal and external iliac arteries. In our opinion, the use of such a graft is recommended in aortoiliac revascularisations whenever it is advisable for the preservation of flow to internal iliac arteries.
J S Cruz; J F Teixeira; A R Braga
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0392-9590     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Angiol     Publication Date:  2000 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-29     Completed Date:  2001-05-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8402693     Medline TA:  Int Angiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  288-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Vascular Surgery, S. Joao Hospital, Oporto, Portugal.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / radiography,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Follow-Up Studies
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / radiography
Iliac Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Imaging, Three-Dimensional
Polyethylene Terephthalates*
Prosthesis Design
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Polyethylene Terephthalates

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