aortoenteric fistula

aortoenteric fistula

development of an abnormal communication between the abdominal aorta or an abdominal aortic graft and a portion of the bowel, usually the fourth portion of the duodenum.
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Grabs AJ, Irvine CD, Lusby RJ (2000) Stent graft treatment for bleeding from a presumed aortoenteric fistula.
Kahlke V, Brossmann J, Klomp H (2002) Lethal hemorrhage caused by aortoenteric fistula following endovascular stent implantation.
Unstable patients might benefit from stent graft (Level 4, Recommendation C); stable patients with aortoenteric fistula should receive staged procedure with extra-anatomic bypass first (Level 2c, Recommendation B); and finally stable patients without aortoenteric fistula (patients that do not have direct communication between proximal anastomosis and bowel but infected paraanastomotic sinus) should receive in situ revascularization using autogenous superficial femoral vein or aortoiliac allograft (Level 2c, Recommendation C) (2).
In mycotic aortic aneurysm patients with an aortoenteric fistula, EVAR should be accepted as a temporary method to save time and improve the patient's condition for surgery.
Computed tomography angiography (CTA) is the first-line imaging modality for the diagnosis of both mycotic aneurysms and complications such as aortoenteric fistulas (AEFs).
There are many causes of GIB, and one of the most dangerous cause is an aortoenteric fistula (AEF).
Aortoenteric fistula is a rare but an important cause of fatal gastrointestinal bleeding.
This can be made by means of a perfect suture of the posterior peritoneum, reducing the incidence of complications such as graft infection, aortoenteric fistula and intestinal adhesions (Kleinman et al.
The pathogenesis of the aortoenteric fistula is a controversial issue.
The magnets had triggered eight gastrointestinal perforations and four aortoenteric fistulas between the child's stomach, colon and intestines.