Angiosarcoma at the site of a Dacron vascular prosthesis: a case report and literature review.

@article{Weiss1991AngiosarcomaAT,
  title={Angiosarcoma at the site of a Dacron vascular prosthesis: a case report and literature review.},
  author={William W. Weiss and Thomas S. Riles and Thomas H. Gouge and Howard H Mizrachi},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={87-91}
}
Four of 32 reported sarcomas related to the aorta have arisen around previously placed aortic vascular prostheses suggesting that the graft may have been an etiologic factor. Our recent experience with such an angiosarcoma arising around a Dacron aortic graft prompted a review of the lesion to identify risk factors, diagnostic approaches, and treatment… CONTINUE READING