Endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms: case report and review of literature

J La State Med Soc. 1997 Sep;149(9):334-7.


A case of endovascular treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm is discussed along with a review of the literature. This recently introduced Food and Drug Administration Phase II treatment modality may have a significant impact on the approach to the treatment of aneurysmal disease. This discussion details the treatment of one typical patient and reviews the current status of endovascular therapy as it applies to infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aorta, Abdominal / diagnostic imaging
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / diagnostic imaging
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / surgery*
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
  • Catheterization
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Radiography