AAA endovascular leak

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto – These images are further discussed in “The mystery of the falling haemoglobin” under our “cases” Transverse view . Thrombus visible surrounding graft                         Longitudinal view. Large native aorta, AP diameter 7.2cm. Hyperechoic graft visible in centre of native aorta Read more about AAA endovascular leak[…]

The mystery of the falling haemoglobin

Images and text by Genevieve Carbonatto An 85 year old presented to our Emergency Department  with light headedness fatigue and SOB. BP 90 systolic on arrival , HR 100/min Bloods:  haemoglobin of 78g/l, creatinine of 172micromol/l  and  urea of 13.9mmol/l. Haemoglobin 3 weeks prior to admission 90g/l Past history of AAA endovascular repair 4 years ago, Read more about The mystery of the falling haemoglobin[…]