graft infection

Carotid EndoVAC: a novel hybrid technique for carotid Dacron patch infection

May 9, 2023

Abstract This paper reports the use of the EndoVAC technique in a case of left carotid artery Dacron patch infection. The EndoVAC technique involves a sequence of endovascular relining with a stent graft, surgical debridement with explantation of infected graft material and secondary intention wound healing with a vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) device and long-term antibiotic…

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