True aneurysm in a prosthetic aorto-femoral dacron graft.

@article{Friedman1989TrueAI,
  title={True aneurysm in a prosthetic aorto-femoral dacron graft.},
  author={Mark G Friedman and Avigdor Zelikovski and Celia Mor and Russell Reiss},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={136-7}
}
Aneurysms occurring in prosthetic grafts are a very rare phenomenon. However, false aneurysms are a known complication which can appear in the anastomotic site of the graft, but very seldom in the middle of the prosthetic graft. True aneurysm of a dacron graft is extremely rare, and very few have been reported in the literature. We present a case report of true aneurysm of a dacron graft that was implanted seven years before, found on a routine examination and confirmed on a pathological… CONTINUE READING