Staged Repair of an Aortic Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Delayed Methylmethacrylate Plate Migration
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Presented at the Eighty-fourth Annual Scientific Conference of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, Boston, MA, Oct 16–20, 2015.
Methylmethacrylate is a prosthetic material commonly used for the reconstruction of large chest wall defects. We present the first reported case of delayed methylmethacrylate plate migration, which resulted in an aortic pseudoaneurysm with aortopulmonary fistula. Treatment management, including staged repair combining endovascular and open approaches, is also discussed.