Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 9

Prosthetic Stent Graft Infection after Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

IR Surdeanu*, M Rakka, J Marcelis, H El Kaddouri, A Mehdi and IS Cimpean

Ixelles Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

*Corresponding Author: IR Surdeanu, Ixelles Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

Received: August 12, 2021; Published: August 30, 2021

Abstract

Endograft infection is a rare event, with few reports in the literature.

Stent graft devices for endovascular aneurysm repair are packaged within a sterile sheath delivery system, thereby shielded from potential contamination at the time of implantation.

We report a delayed case of stent graft infection in a 63 year old male.

So far there is limited knowledge on infective post-EVAR complications, mainly due to either EVAR being a technique with low occurrence of infection, or to infections being under-reported in literature.

Keywords: EVAR; Aorta; Aneurysm; Infection; Endograft; Prosthetic

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Citation

Citation: IR Surdeanu., et al. “Prosthetic Stent Graft Infection after Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 2.9 (2021): 50-53.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 IR Surdeanu., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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