Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc 2020 Jul-Sep;27(3):231-233
Department of Surgery and Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal; Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/ Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.
Aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD) remains an area of debate concerning open and endovascular treatment options. A case of a 63-year old female is reported, with previous known vascular intermittent claudication, that presented in the emergency room with acute ischemia of the right lower limb with 24-hours of evolution. The computer tomographic angiography unveiled occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery, occlusion of left common iliac artery (CIA), subocclusive stenosis of right CIA, occlusion of distal runoffs vessels in the right lower limb and diffuse aorto-iliac disease. Read More