CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 124-126

The Management of Ruptured Mycotic Suprarenal Aortic Aneurysm: A Report of Successful Surgical Repair


Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal, Africa

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Adama Sawadogo
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal
Africa
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_31_17

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Ruptured suprarenal aortic aneurysms represent a huge challenge for surgeons. So far, developing endovascular procedures have failed to totally replace open repair when debranching is to be performed. The authors report their experience in the management of a ruptured mycotic aneurysm of the suprarenal aorta in a 36-year-old female patient diagnosed with active tuberculosis.


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