Endovascular Aortoiliac Revascularization in a Patient with Spinal Cord Injury and Hip Contracture

Naixin Kang, Stefan Kenel-Pierre, Hilene DeAmorim, John K Karwowski, Arash Bornak

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Abstract

Treatment of chronic peripheral ischemic wounds in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) can be technically challenging, especially if they have significant hip contracture. This article describes the endovascular aortoiliac revascularization of a paraplegic patient with hip contracture and a hostile abdomen. It also reviews the particularity of the peripheral arterial system in SCI patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
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StateAccepted/In press - 2017

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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