Thoracic Grafts May Be an Alternative in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Hostile Neck Anatomy

Gursoy M., Duygu E., Cakir I., Hokenek A. F.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.19, no.2, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf.1436
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


In cases with a proximal aneurysm neck diameter of higher than 28 mm, standard endovascular aneurysm repair is considered inappropriate. In the present study, we report a successful endovascular treatment using overlapped thoracic and abdominal grafts technique in a patient whose infrarenal aneurysm neck diameter is 38.1 mm.