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Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm and horseshoe kidney. A case report

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


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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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