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Use of omental pedicles in mycotic abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22096705     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of a sixty year old man with a mycotic infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysm complicated by a left psoas abscess. After treatment with parenteral antibiotics he underwent early aortic reconstruction with an in-situ prosthetic graft wrapped in an omental pedicle. Mycotic abdominal aortic aneurysms can be treated in this way despite the potential for graft infection from persisting retroperitoneal sepsis.
Authors:
M K Alibhai; A Samee; M Ahmed; R Duffield
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of surgery case reports     Volume:  2     ISSN:  2210-2612     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Surg Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-18     Completed Date:  2011-11-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101529872     Medline TA:  Int J Surg Case Rep     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford TF16TF, Apley Castle, Shropshire, UK.
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