Paraprosthetic fistula after aortobifemoral prosthetic reconstruction: treatment by autogenous saphenous venous replacement. A case report.


Paraprosthetic fistula is a rare but dramatic complication of aortofemoral prosthetic reconstruction. Conventional treatment consisting of removal of the prosthesis and extra-anatomical revascularization results in a high morbidity and mortality rate. The authors present a patient with a paraprosthetic fistula, who was successfully treated by excision of… (More)