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We describe a case of a voluminous infected aneurysm of the popliteal artery, with Listeria monocytogenes (LM) associated with rupture, in a 72-year old man. After radical resection of the aneurysm a reconstruction was not necessary, because of the sufficient blood supply, due to the pre-existent good development of collateral circulation. The patient was(More)
We report the preoperative diagnosis and surgical treatment of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in association with a horseshoe kidney (HSK) in a 70-year-old man. Through a median laparotomy a vascular tube graft was successfully used for repair the AAA. The extensive parenchymal isthmus overlying the aneurysm remained intact.
We report a case of an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) following osteosynthetic treatment of a fracture of the lower limb 13 years ago. A stent-graft technique had been used to close a high flow traumatic AVF between the popliteal artery and the popliteal vein. The failure to properly evaluate traumatic AVF may sometimes lead to remarkable delay in diagnosis(More)
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