Cryptogenic Salmonella-infected ruptured aortic aneurysms.

@article{Isselt1998CryptogenicSR,
  title={Cryptogenic Salmonella-infected ruptured aortic aneurysms.},
  author={El{\'e}onore F van Dam van Isselt and Frans L Moll and Thomas Bast},
  journal={Cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={347-50}
}
Salmonella-infected ruptured aortic aneurysms are a difficult surgical problem. Five patients with Salmonella-infected ruptured aortic aneurysms are presented. All patients were initially treated by in situ graft replacement, wide debridement of the infected aortic tissue and long-term systemic antibiotic therapy. The surgical technique of choice in acute situations, such as a rupture of the aneurysm, remains controversial. In the recent literature 26 reported cases were reviewed. Based on our… CONTINUE READING