Clinico-pathological Conferences of the University Hospital


Complete aortic occlusion is rare, but potentially catastrophic. It usually occurs in patients with advanced aortoiliac atherosclerosis, and can cause severe ischaemic manifestations (7). Acute aortic occlusion bears an early mortality of 31–52 % (1, 7) and is caused either by embolic occlusion or by acute thrombosis of the infrarenal abdominal aorta… (More)


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