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A new endovascular approach to treatment of acute iliac limb occlusions of bifurcated aortic stent grafts with an exoskeleton.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12764286     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endovascular aneurysm repair continues to become increasingly popular. As the number of implanted endografts increases, complications will increase as well. We report a new approach to endovascular treatment in two patients with acute iliac limb occlusions of a bifurcated aortic endograft with an endoskeleton. Neither patient required femoral-femoral bypass grafting because of unilateral limb ischemia. We believe this is the optimal primary approach in patients with a bifurcated stent graft with an endoskeleton.
Ross Milner; Michael A Golden; Omaida C Velazquez; Ronald M Fairman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-23     Completed Date:  2003-06-23     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1329-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Aged, 80 and over
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / radiography,  surgery*
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
Iliac Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Leg / blood supply*,  radiography,  surgery*
Postoperative Complications*
Prosthesis Design
Stents / adverse effects*
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods*

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