Endovascular repair of an aortoduodenal fistula

Mark K. Eskandari, Michel S. Makaroun, Kareem M. Abu-Elmagd, Timothy R. Billiar*

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Purpose: To demonstrate the utility of endovascular stent-graft repair for the management of an unusual aortoduodenal fistula. Methods and Results: A 23-year-old man with an aortoduodenal fistula secondary to tumor necrosis was treated with a Corvita endoluminal stent-graft after several failed surgical attempts to repair the defect. At 2-year follow-up, the patient was clinically and radiographically devoid of any evidence of occult stent-graft infection. Conclusions: This case illustrates the usefulness of endovascular repair for the treatment of a primary aortoduodenal fistula. Endovascular repair should be included in the armamentarium for the management of difficult aortoduodenal fistulas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-332
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Endovascular Therapy
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Aortoenteric fistula
  • Corvita
  • Endovascular grafting
  • Stentgraft
  • Teratocarcinoma


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