Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and horseshoe kidney : a case report

Du Toit, D. F. ; Louwrens, H. ; Klompje, J. ; Groenewald, J. H. (1983)

CITATION: Du Toit, D. F. et al. 1983. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and horseshoe kidney : a case report. South African Medical Journal, 64:750-751.

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A patients with a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm associated with a horseshoe kidney is reported on. The treatment included aneurysmectomy and insertion of an aortic Dacron prosthesis without division of the isthmus of the kidney. The postoperative course was complicated by a stroke and mild renal failure, but the patient made excellent progress and was discharged from hospital 1 month after admission.

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