Total Laparoscopic Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Case Report

Young Sun Yoo, Hyung Sub Park, Tae Seung Lee
2013 Vascular Specialist International  
Open surgical repair has long been considered a mainstream treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Although endovascular aneurysm repair is minimally invasive and yields satisfying short-term results, there has been concerns about it's the long-term durability. Recent studies showed that laparoscopic AAA repair is a feasible technique and that the benefits of laparoscopy can be consistent with open repair. In particular, total laparoscopic AAA repair has the advantage of reducing
more » ... ative problems in abdominal wall and intestine, and increasing the patient's respiratory recovery and general comfort. In this paper, we report a successful case of total laparoscopic AAA repair. To our knowledge, this is the first report of total laparoscopic AAA repair in Korea.
doi:10.5758/kjves.2013.29.2.58 fatcat:7bv5cpk2d5bspkaqtrjp3e6lla