TITLE

ANEURYSM IN A WOVEN TEFLON GRAFT

AUTHOR(S)
Hayward, Ronald H.; White, Raleigh R.
PUB. DATE
April 1971
SOURCE
Angiology;Apr1971, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Although the formation of a false aneurysm in the suture line of a synthetic graft is not an unexpected complication, a true aneurysm in the wall of a prosthesis is an uncommon event if judged by a few descriptions in the medical literature. The following report illustrates such a development in a woven teflon graft.
ACCESSION #
16365901

 

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