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Infection of a popliteal aneurism by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus four years after a femoropopliteal bypass

José Maria Pereira de Godoy, José Luiz Simon Torati
Acta Angiologica 2012;18(3):116-117.

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Vol 18, No 3 (2012)
Case reports
Published online: 2012-10-28

Abstract

The aim of the current study was to report the infection of a popliteal aneurism by methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) four years after surgical treatment using a femoropopliteal bypass with ligature of the proximal and distal ends of the aneurism. Recanalization of the aneurism had been diagnosed six
months prior to this report.

Abstract

The aim of the current study was to report the infection of a popliteal aneurism by methicillin-resistant
Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) four years after surgical treatment using a femoropopliteal bypass with ligature of the proximal and distal ends of the aneurism. Recanalization of the aneurism had been diagnosed six
months prior to this report.
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Keywords

popliteal aneurism, femoropopliteal bypass, infection, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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Title

Infection of a popliteal aneurism by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus four years after a femoropopliteal bypass

Journal

Acta Angiologica

Issue

Vol 18, No 3 (2012)

Pages

116-117

Published online

2012-10-28

Bibliographic record

Acta Angiologica 2012;18(3):116-117.

Keywords

popliteal aneurism
femoropopliteal bypass
infection
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Authors

José Maria Pereira de Godoy
José Luiz Simon Torati

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