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Abdominal aorta aneurysm: Case report of high radiation dose during stent-graft implantation.
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PMID:  22802857     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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This study is a case report regarding a possible problem of high radiation dose during stent-graft implantation. Before deciding on how to treat an aneurysm (stent grafting or traditional surgery), possible complications such as difficult anatomical conditions and diseases of the aorta and iliac arteries should be considered to avoid potentially high doses of radiation. In case of this patient, it was very difficult to introduce a guidewire through the contralateral limb into the body of the graft due to tortuosity and kinking of iliac arteries. Because of the long duration of the procedure (68 min), the patient was exposed to a very high radiation dose (4.37 Gy) and DAP (1760.3 Gy cm(2)).
Authors:
Natalia Majewska; Robert Juszkat; Magdalena Błaszak; Maciej Frankiewicz; Marcin Makalowski; Michał Stanisić; Krzysztof Wachal; Wacław Majewski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Polish journal of radiology / Polish Medical Society of Radiology     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1899-0967     ISO Abbreviation:  Pol J Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-17     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101175532     Medline TA:  Pol J Radiol     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, K. Marcinkowski, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland.
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