alexa Open repair and endovascular covered stent placement in the management of bilateral axillary artery aneurysms.


Journal of Vascular Medicine & Surgery

Author(s): Troutman DA, Mohan CR, Samhouri FA, Sohn RL

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Abstract A 72-year-old male with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hyperlipidemia presented with acute right upper limb ischemia. Arterial occlusion was found to be secondary to a thrombosed axillary artery aneurysm. An open repair was performed with a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) graft. On further workup, the patient was found to have an asymptomatic axillary artery aneurysm on the left-hand side. Endovascular repair with a covered stent was chosen to treat this aneurysm. This article was published in Vasc Endovascular Surg and referenced in Journal of Vascular Medicine & Surgery

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