Perigraft air is not always pathological: a case report

  title={Perigraft air is not always pathological: a case report},
  author={Elizabeth Ball and Gareth Morris-Stiff and Mari Coxon and Michael Howell Lewis},
  journal={Journal of Medical Case Reports},
  pages={63 - 63}
BACKGROUND The presence of perigraft air is a common finding in the immediate post-operative phase following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair whilst the later appearance of air, in association with elevated inflammatory markers, is regarded as being indicative of the serious complication of graft infection. What is not known is at what timepoint following surgery does the perigraft air become a significant finding. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a 71 year old man who underwent a… CONTINUE READING

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