ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Acute thrombotic occlusion of abdominal aorta: a case report
Gönenç Kocabay1, Bilal Boztosun1, Sabit Karakaya2, Sunay Ergün3
1Department of Cardiology, Kartal Koşuyolu Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kartal Koşuyolu Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
3Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Kartal Koşuyolu Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2013.4669
Acute abdominal aortic occlusion is an infrequent vascular surgical emergency condition which requires early intervention due to its fatal outcome. In this article, we presented a 44-year-old diabetic, smoker female case of acute abdominal aortic occlusion due to thrombosis and managed by an institutional policy based on the information derived from the review of literature.
Keywords : Abdominal aorta; acute occlusion; lower limb paralysis
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