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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 898024, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/898024
Case Report

Endovascular Treatment of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Short and Angulated Neck in High-Risk Patient

1Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, University of Thessaly Medical School, 41000 Larissa, Greece
2Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital of Larissa, University of Thessaly Medical School, 41000 Larissa, Greece

Received 18 April 2013; Accepted 9 June 2013

Academic Editors: A. Iyisoy, L. Masotti, E. Minar, and R. Zbinden

Copyright © 2013 Stylianos Koutsias et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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