KUMJ | VOL. 18 | NO. 1 | ISSUE 69 | JAN.-MARCH, 2020

Open Surgical Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm at a Community Based University Hospital in Nepal
Bhandari N, Karmacharya RM, Devbhandari M, Shrestha B, Singh AK, Ranjit S, Shrestha KR

Aortic aneurysms are abnormal dilatation of aorta. The risk factors include male sex, age > 65, smoking, coronary artery disease and hypertension. Here we report a case of infra-renal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) of diameter 6 cm. The patient sucessfully underwent aorto-biiliac bypass surgery using Dacron Y graft. During abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery anesthetic challenge is also of paramount importance and should be considered.
Keyword : Abdominal aortic aneurysm, Aorto-biiliac bypass, Dacron graft, Vascular surgery