einstein (São Paulo). 01/Jul/2019;17(4):eRC4668.

Peri-prosthetic infection in the postoperative period of endovascular abdominal aorta aneurysm repair: treatment by percutaneous drainage

Diego Lima Nava Martins ORCID logo , Priscila Mina Falsarella ORCID logo , Antonio Rahal Junior ORCID logo , Rodrigo Gobbo Garcia ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019RC4668

ABSTRACT

Endovascular aneurysm repair is an established technique for treating many infrarenal aortic aneurysms. Infection is one of the most serious complications of this technique, and although percutaneous treatment has been well established for intra-abdominal collections, its use to treat peri-prosthetic fluid collections has not been well determined. In this article we describe a small series of three patients who were treated with percutaneous drainage, with good clinical and imaging responses. Percutaneous drainage is a safe, effective and minimally invasive approach for treating this potentially fatal complication.

Peri-prosthetic infection in the postoperative period of endovascular abdominal aorta aneurysm repair: treatment by percutaneous drainage

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