Aortic pseudoaneurysm secondary to pancreatitis

Rebecca A. Giles, William C Pevec

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A patient with a pseudoaneurysm of the distal abdominal aorta, which developed as the result of complicated gallstone pancreatitis, is reported. The aorta was bypassed with an axillofemoral-femorofemoral graft; the pseudoaneurysm was resected, and the infrarenal aorta was oversewn. The patient survived a complicated postoperative course and was discharged with well-perfused lower extremities. No previous description of a pseudoaneurysm of the aorta as a complication of pancreatitis was found on review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1056-1059
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Vascular Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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