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