Recurrent aortic occlusion due to malignancy.

  title={Recurrent aortic occlusion due to malignancy.},
  author={Panagiotis E Balas and P G Delikaris and A Mizalis and Nicolaos X. Papacharalampous},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={22 4},
A 62-year-old male had repeated episodes of aortic bifurcation occlusion by malignant masses of the same histologic type as the previously excised adenocarcinoma of the ascending colon. In spite of an extensive investigation of the lungs, heart and aorta no trace of the origin and the route of dissemination of the carcinomatous masses was found. Severe… CONTINUE READING