Mahmoud Alawy

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INTRODUCTION Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the abnormal connection between an artery and vein. Congenital AVF of the popliteal artery is very rare. PRESENTATION OF CASE 89 year old lady presented with right acute lower limb ischaemia. She had unilateral chronic venous hypertensive change in the right leg. Femoral embolectomy was performed. Backflow was(More)
INTRODUCTION Aortoenteric fistula is a rare but very serious complication of both surgical and endovascular abdominal aortic reconstruction. Since the advent of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR), 20 cases of aortoduodenal fistula associated with aortic stent grafts have been reported.(1) However, only a handful has been reported following(More)
PURPOSE Primary aortocaval fistula (ACF) is a rare complication of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA). Endovascular repair for rAAA (REVAR) provides an efficient, elegant and safe option, minimizing the risk of massive bleeding with open repair. CASE REPORT Case 1: An 84-year-old man presented with a rAAA and ACF. He exhibited manifestations of(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim was to analyse the incidence and presentation of carotid patch inflammatory reactions following carotid endarterectomy (CEA). METHODS This was a cohort study using a prospectively maintained database. All patients who underwent elective CEA at a tertiary vascular centre between 2002 and 2016 were included. Computed tomography scan(More)
We investigated the safety and efficacy of primary aorto-uni-iliac (AUI) endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) without fem-fem crossover in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and concomitant aortoiliac occlusive disease. 537 EVARs were implemented between 2002 and 2015 in University Hospital Galway, a tertiary referral center for aortic surgery and(More)
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