Complex abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

Acta Chir Belg. Jul-Aug 2006;106(4):458-66. doi: 10.1080/00015458.2006.11679932.

Abstract

ascular surgery is a challenging discipline and complex aneurysms can present an entire range of technical difficulties. To overcome these problems good technical skills are mandatory. However, it is also worth remembering a few basic rules: The simplest solution is often the best. All cases need careful planning, including that of the approach. A successful anastomosis requires good aortic tissue. Minimal dissection reduces morbidity.

MeSH terms

  • Anastomosis, Surgical / methods
  • Aneurysm, Ruptured / surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / pathology
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / surgery*
  • Arteritis / surgery
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
  • Female
  • Hemostasis, Surgical / methods
  • Humans
  • Iliac Aneurysm / surgery
  • Kidney / abnormalities
  • Male
  • Mesenteric Veins / pathology
  • Middle Aged
  • Renal Artery / pathology
  • Renal Veins / pathology
  • Risk Factors
  • Vena Cava, Inferior / abnormalities