Hemicorporectomy for acute aortic occlusion: a case study.

Abstract

Hemicorporectomy has been done for potentially curable pelvic malignancy and for intractable pelvic sepsis with bone involvement. In this report, the authors describe the first use of hemicorporectomy to treat ischemic gangrene of the limbs and pelvic soft tissues secondary to acute aortic occlusion. 

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