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Vol 18, No 3 (2012)
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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.

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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