Stent graft infection secondary to appendicitis: an unusual complication of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

@inproceedings{Perera2014StentGI,
  title={Stent graft infection secondary to appendicitis: an unusual complication of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair},
  author={Kalpa G. Perera and Edward H N Wong and Terry J Devine},
  booktitle={Journal of surgical case reports},
  year={2014}
}
We present a case of a 73-year-old gentleman with an aortic endograft infection post endovascular abdominal aneurysm repair (EVAR), from whence erosion has come in from an acutely inflamed appendix. To our best understanding, there is no similar case published in the literature. Intra-operatively, there was obvious inflammation and oedema over the… CONTINUE READING