It is sutured with 2-0 or 3-0 polypropylene sutures to the neck of aneurysm and aortic bifurcation. When the common iliac arteries are involved, a 16- or 18-mm bifurcated graft is used and sutured to the distal common iliac arteries in an end-to-end fashion, using 4-0 polypropylene running sutures. If internal iliac aneurysm is present, one of the limbs of the graft is connected to external iliac artery and internal iliac artery is reconstructed with an 8-mm interposition graft from the iliac limb to the distal internal iliac artery. (more…)
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