Technical Challenges of Open Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair and How to Meet Them

Difficulty Maintaining Pelvic Flow Internal iliac artery blood flow should be maintained if possible. In the Canadian Aneurysm Study, when internal iliac flow was maintained to one or both sides, the incidence of clinically apparent ischemic colitis was 0.3%, but when flow was interrupted bilaterally, ischemic colitis occurred in 2.6%. This observation and… CONTINUE READING