Successful treatment of multiple mycotic aortic aneurysms, using a hybrid procedure

Yasunori Iida, Yukio Obitsu, Yoshihiko Yokoi, Hiroyoshi Komai, Satoshi Kawaguchi, Hiroshi Shigematsu

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Abstract

No generally accepted treatment of multiple mycotic aortic aneurysms of the thoracic and abdominal aorta has yet been established. We report a 67-year-old man with widespread mycotic aortic aneurysms previously treated for malignant lymphoma and interstitial pneumonia. He was successfully treated by a two-stage hybrid surgical procedure comprising open and endovascular methods. This is apparently the first report of repair of multiple mycotic aortic aneurysms using a hybrid procedure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1521-1524
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Vascular Surgery
Volume51
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jun

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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