Agustín Arroyo

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INTRODUCTION Arterial injuries due to total hip arthroplasty can be a serious complication. The risk of vascular injury is related to proximity of the structures, tractions, and the aggressive use of instruments. OBJECTIVES To analyze the frequency, injury mechanism, clinical presentation and therapeutic options in this kind of injury. PATIENTS AND(More)
INTRODUCTION We present an unusual variant of type IV thoracoabdominal aneurysm with inflammatory changes in part of the aortic wall. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between January 1990 and December 2000, 5 male patients (mean age, 68 years) with inflammatory aneurysms of 29 with type IV thoracoabdominal aneurysms (17.2%) underwent surgery. All five had arterial(More)
Nuestro objetivo es presentar un caso de aneurisma micótico secundario a Streptococcus pyogenes en territorio de la aorta toracoabdominal, revisar las posibilidades terapéuticas y los resultados a largo plazo de dichas opciones. Nuestro paciente es un varón de 72 años que acude a urgencias por dolor lumbar, pérdida de peso, fiebre y escalofrı́os,(More)
Inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms are rare entities characterized by dense fibrosis typically enveloping the aortic wall and adjacent structures with distinctive clinical features that differentiate them from typical atherosclerotic aneurysms. The inflammatory process can involve the renal excretory pathways, causing ureteral obstruction in 20% of(More)
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