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In vivo construction of a multilayer bare-metal stent for the treatment of an aortic mycotic pseudoaneurysm.
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PMID:  24650742     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although not currently available in the United States, multilayer stents have been used successfully to treat a variety of aneurysms. These stents promote laminar flow and depressurize the aneurysmal portion of the vessel, while preserving side branch vessel flow. A conceivable benefit of the multilayer stent is in the treatment of infected pseudoaneurysms, given the absence of a fabric covering, a potential nidus for colonization. Here we present the case of a 64-year-old woman with symptomatic, enlarging infrarenal mycotic pseudoaneurysms who was successfully treated with an in vivo multilayer stent created by the layering of three concentric bare-metal Wallstents (Boston Scientific, Natick, Mass).
Authors:
S Lowell Kahn; Syed Peeran; Sara Smolinski; Marc Norris; Sang W Rhee; Jeffrey Kaufman
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-3-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2014 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-3-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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