Secondary arterioenteric fistulation--a systematic literature analysis.

  title={Secondary arterioenteric fistulation--a systematic literature analysis.},
  author={David Bergqvist and Martin Bj{\"o}rck},
  journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery},
  volume={37 1},
OBJECTIVE To analyze the problem of secondary arterioenteric fistulation, a rare but serious complication. METHODS A systematic literature review was performed searching for case reports as well as patients included in articles analyzing especially infectious complications. RESULTS 332 individual cases and 1135 patients from papers on complications were identified. All types of surgery involving aorta and its branches could precede the complication, endovascular procedures included. The… CONTINUE READING