A unique technique for intentional occlusion of an abdominal aortic aneurysm

Karan Garg, Todd L. Berland, Frank J. Veith, Neal S. Cayne

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We report the case of a 78-year-old man with coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and chronic renal insufficiency with an enlarging 6.7-cm infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm. He also had a 4-cm right common iliac artery aneurysm, and right external iliac artery occlusion. The patient had a history of an axillobifemoral bypass graft placed 10 years prior for aortoiliac occlusive disease. We describe the use of an infrarenal aorto-uni-iliac graft and subsequent intentional graft occlusion as an endovascular solution to treat aneurysmal disease in this sick patient. He remains asymptomatic after surgery, with demonstrated occlusion of his aneurysms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1698-1700
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Vascular Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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