ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Endovascular repair of a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm using ascending aorta as an access route in Leriche syndrome: a case report
Özgür Gürsu1, Feyyaz Baltacıoğlu2, Koray Ak1, Sinan Arsan1, Maher Aljodi1, Emre Elçi1, Gözde Kırca1, Selim İsbir1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical Faculty of Marmara University, İstanbul, Turkey
2Department of Radiology, Medical Faculty of Marmara University, İstanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2013.6912
In this article, we present a successful thoracic endovascular repair in a 62-year-old male case with totally occluded infrarenal aorta. We believe that the need of using ascending aorta as an access route in endovascular repair is extremly rare.
Keywords : Aneurysm; endovascular procedures/stents; peripheral vascular disease
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