Tuberculous Aneurysm of the Abdominal Aorta: Endovascular Repair Using Stent Grafts in Two Cases

@inproceedings{Liu2000TuberculousAO,
  title={Tuberculous Aneurysm of the Abdominal Aorta: Endovascular Repair Using Stent Grafts in Two Cases},
  author={Wei Chiang Liu and Byung Kook Kwak and Kyo Nam Kim and Soon Yong Kim and Joung Joo Woo and Dong Jin Chung and Ju Hee Hong and Ho Sung Kim and Chang Jun Lee and Hyung Jin Shim},
  booktitle={Korean journal of radiology},
  year={2000}
}
Tuberculous aneurysm of the aorta is exceedingly rare. To date, the standard therapy for mycotic aneurysm of the abdominal aorta has been surgery involving in-situ graft placement or extra-anatomic bypass surgery followed by effective anti-tuberculous medication. Only recently has the use of a stent graft in the treatment of tuberculous aortic aneurysm been described in the literature. We report two cases in which a tuberculous aneurysm of the abdominal aorta was successfully repaired using… CONTINUE READING

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