Late surgical conversion after thoracic endograft failure due to fracture of the longitudinal support wire.

PURPOSE To report complications from a thoracic endograft wire fracture and early experience with elective conversion after thoracic endografting. CASE REPORT A 43-year-old man underwent urgent endovascular repair of a symptomatic post-traumatic thoracic aneurysm in 1999. The patient had been involved in a car accident 14 years before. He developed… CONTINUE READING