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KEY CLINICAL MESSAGE Jejunal intussusception is a known complication of ileojejunal bypass surgery for obesity that may present as an acute abdomen. It can be avoided if the jejunum is anchored to the transverse mesocolon intra-operatively.
We present a case of an elderly man with the persisting type II endoleak following endovascular aneurysm repair. In a view of the multiple comorbidities, the patient was denied an open elective repair. However, when presented with a ruptured aneurismal sac, he underwent an emergency open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Overall, the patient has made a good… (More)
Ischemic colitis is the most common form of an iatrogenic intestinal ischemia following an aortic surgery. It can be transient and self-limiting but, when severe, is associated with mortality even as high as 80%. Careful preoperative assessment can help to anticipate the need for the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) reimplantation. Some patients lack the… (More)