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ABSTRACT: Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is related with a 100% mortality rate if left untreated. Even with surgical intervention or endovascular repair, mortality is still extremely high. However, there are conditions in which neither open surgical aneurysm repair nor endovascular aneurysm repair can be considered a viable therapeutic option because of comorbidities or anatomic reasons. We report a case of successful endovascular treatment in a patient with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm by occluding the abdominal aneurysm using the Amplatzer Vascular Plug (AVP II).
CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology 02/2011; 34 Suppl 2:S136-41. DOI:10.1007/s00270-010-9872-4 · 2.07 Impact Factor