A single centre experience of simultaneous open abdominal aortic aneurysm and cardiac surgery.

@article{Kordowicz2010ASC,
  title={A single centre experience of simultaneous open abdominal aortic aneurysm and cardiac surgery.},
  author={Andrew Kordowicz and Jonathan Ghosh and Mohamed S Baguneid},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={63-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Controversy exists over the optimal management of patients with both symptomatic cardiac disease and significant abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), but who are unsuitable for endovascular treatment for either pathology. We present our single centre series of synchronous cardiac and aortic aneurysm surgery in patients anatomically unsuitable for endovascular AAA repair. METHODS All patients undergoing synchronous cardiac and open AAA surgery between June 2002 and December 2008 were… CONTINUE READING