Recurrent Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Visceral Artery Involvement: Treatment Options

  • Luca BertoglioEmail author
  • Alessandro Grandi
  • Tommaso Cambiaghi
  • Andrea Melloni
  • Simone Salvati


Revascularization of splanchnic and renal arteries is one of the critical steps in open repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA). Several techniques are currently employed, but the most represented is the inclusion technique proposed by Stanley Crawford in the early 1970s: it consists in a side-to-end anastomosis aimed at reimplanting, on a side opening in the synthetic Dacron graft, an island of aortic wall from which the visceral arteries arise [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Bertoglio
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alessandro Grandi
    • 1
  • Tommaso Cambiaghi
    • 1
  • Andrea Melloni
    • 1
  • Simone Salvati
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Vascular Surgery“Vita—Salute” University, Scientific Institute H. San RaffaeleMilanItaly

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