Successful treatment of early postoperative aortic graft infection by percutaneous catheter drainage

David J. Glickerman, Peter J. Dickhoff, R. Eugene Zierler, John D. Harley, David L Dawson

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Abstract

Successful treatment by percutaneous catheter drainage of an acute aortic graft infection with an associated pancreatic fistula is reported. Percutaneous catheter drainage can be considered in selected patients when the risk of reoperation is deemed unacceptable or when other reasonable treatment options do not exist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)486-489
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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