Video-assisted, retroperitoneal approach for abdominal aortic aneurysm exclusion

Martin T. Grune, Kenric M. Murayama, Thomas G. Lynch, Timothy Baxter

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Abstract

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair is a common procedure associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Although attempts have been made to reduce operative risk in patients with significant comorbid disease by combining aneurysm exclusion with axillofemoral bypass, the morbidity is not greatly reduced when the standard operative approach is required for exclusion. The authors describe a technique for staple exclusion of AAA using a minimally invasive, video-assisted retroperitoneal approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-365
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of surgery
Volume172
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1996

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