CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 86-89

Successful endovascular reconstruction of acute lower limb ischemia secondary to embolic aortoiliac occlusion using endologix AFX unibody stent graft


Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia

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Animesh Singla
Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
Australia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_164_20

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Embolic aortoiliac occlusion presenting with acute lower limb ischemia is uncommon and represents a challenge for appropriate management. Several techniques for reconstruction are available, taking into account patient's demographics, surgical risk, and aortoiliac anatomy. Several endovascular and open surgical options exist. We present a novel management strategy, with the use of an endovascular aneurysm stent graft for the reconstruction of native aortoiliac system in a middle-aged female. This allowed for successful revascularization of her lower limb ischemia, while maintaining options for future intervention. Long-term data on this option for the management of acute aorto-iliac occlusion are limited.


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