Simultaneous surgical treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and acute carotide occlusive disease

Z.V. Maksimovic, N. Jakovljevic, S. Putnik, D. Jadranin, D. Markovic, I. Koncar
2009 Acta chirurgica iugoslavica  
Combined rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm and acute thrombosis of internal carotid artery is extremely rare but fatal combination resulting in high mortality rate. Presented case, shows successfully performed simultaneous surgery of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and acute cerebrovascular insult caused by thrombosis of carotid artery in 81 year-old male. Post operative course was uneventfull. At 24 months follow up patient was in good condition, with full neurological recovery.
more » ... recovery. Simultaneous surgical treatment of acute occlusive carotid disease and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (RAAA) seems to be the only life saving procedure for this rare, but very complicated condition. To our knowledge, this is the first reported successful simultaneous surgical treatment of RAAA and acute thrombosis of internal carotid artery.
doi:10.2298/aci0901101m pmid:19504997 fatcat:3jytbrwrxvactpwmi3ewjeur6e