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Management of an infected graft in the ascending aorta by an omental pedicel graft and irrigation with povidone iodine.
  1. W Joyce,
  2. S Huddy,
  3. E E Smith
  1. Department of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, St George's Hospital, London.

    Abstract

    An infected graft in the ascending aorta was managed by use of an omental pedicel graft and local irrigation with a dilute suspension of aqueous providone iodine. This conservative approach is an alternative to the high risk procedure of graft replacement. The large abscess cavity associated with the aortic prosthesis was diagnosed by computed tomography.

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