Retroaortic left renal vein and inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Publication: General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Publication Date: 2010
Study Author(s): Bajardi, Guido;Vitale, Gaetano;Mirabella, Domenico;Bracale, Umberto Marcello;
Institution: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, University of Palermo, 90127, Palermo, Italy.
Shortcut link to this study: http://science.naturalnews.com/pubmed/20401713.html
The aim of this study was to report successful surgical management of an Inflammatory Abdominal aortic aneurysm associated with a retroaortic left renal vein. The patient, a 78-year-old man, presented with diffuse abdominal pain, fever, and constipation. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography showed soft tissue surrounding the Aneurysm and a left renal vein behind the aorta. Intraoperative findings confirmed the CT images. The patient is alive and well 6 months postoperatively.
PMID: 20401713

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