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The hybrid aneurysm repair: extending the landing zone in the thoracoabdominal aorta.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17349365     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present two cases of concomitant management of a type I thoracoabdominal aneurysm and an infrarenal aneurysm via laparotomy, open infrarenal aortic replacement, visceral bypasses from the infrarenal graft, and finally endovascular exclusion of the thoracoabdominal aneurysm. While there are other reports of hybrid procedures for patients with preexisting aortic grafts in place or with retrograde visceral perfusion from a native iliac artery for type II thoracoabdominal aneurysm, these are the first reported cases of concurrent management of a type I thoracoabdominal aneurysm and an infrarenal aneurysm using the infrarenal graft as a distal landing zone for the thoracoabdominal endograft.
D K Lawlor; R Faizer; T L Forbes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0890-5096     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-12     Completed Date:  2007-05-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  211-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 4G5.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods

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