CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 184-186

Treatment of infected aortic aneurysms: Case reports and review of the literature


1 Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Vascular Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Pranay Pawar
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_1_19

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Management of infected aortic aneurysms remains one of the most challenging clinical problems for the vascular surgeon, as they are rare and difficult to treat. Curative treatment is achieved by removal of all infected native tissue followed by a vascular reconstruction. Endovascular repair can also be used as a “bridge therapy” to reduce the mortality in these patients.


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