Septic False Aneurysms After Vascular Operations

  • W. Hohenberger
  • D. Raithel
Conference paper


Reconstructive measurements in vascular surgery are burdened with a certain risk of infection, especially if alloplastic material is implanted. In the literature the incidence is reported to be between 0.4% and 6% (3–6).


False Aneurysm Alloplastic Material Profuse Bleeding Femoropopliteal Bypass Duodenal Fistula 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Hohenberger
    • 1
  • D. Raithel
    • 1
  1. 1.Chirurgische UniversitatsklinikErlangenGermany

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