Management of simultaneous abdominal aortic aneurysm and colorectal cancer: the rationale of mini-invasive approach.

@article{Rivolta2007ManagementOS,
  title={Management of simultaneous abdominal aortic aneurysm and colorectal cancer: the rationale of mini-invasive approach.},
  author={Nicola Rivolta and Gabriele Piffaretti and Matteo Tozzi and Chiara Lomazzi and Francesca Riva and Alessia Alunno and Luigi Boni and Patrizio Castelli},
  journal={Surgical oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 Suppl 1},
  pages={S165-7}
}
The concomitant occurrence of abdominal aortic aneurysm and malignancy represents a therapeutic dilemma. Both lesions should be treated to achieve best life expectancy; the main controversy remains whether to treat them simultaneously or as staged procedures. Recently, endovascular repair has been suggested as a potential alternative to open standard intervention. We present a case of synchronous abdominal aortic aneurysm and colorectal cancer treated simultaneously by minimally invasive… CONTINUE READING