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Vol 23, No 3 (2017)
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77-year old woman with free-floating thrombus in abdominal aorta, causing acute renal dysfunction

Diana Kupczynska1, Piotr Barc, Maciej Antkiewicz1, Piotr Szyber
Acta Angiologica 2017;23(3):135-138.


The aim of this paper is to present extremely rare case of 77-year old woman with free floating thrombus (FFT) in abdominal aorta obliterating superior mesenteric and right renal artery. The patient developed acute renal dysfunction. FFT was entirely removed surgically from aorta, renal arteries and celiac arteries obtaining good outflows. Appropriate treatment based on in-depth patient’s condition evaluation prevented severe, potentially fatal complications.


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