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Aneurysm sac shrinkage after endovascular treatment of the aorta: beyond sac pressure and endoleaks.
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PMID:  22402935     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The isolation of the aneurysm sac from systemic pressure and its consequent shrinkage are considered criteria of success after endovascular repair (EVAR). However, the process of shrinkage does not solely depend on the intrasac pressure, the predictive role of which remains ambiguous. This brief review summarizes the additional pathophysiological mechanisms that regulate the biomechanical properties of the aneurysm wall and may interfere with the process of aneurysm sac shrinkage.
Efstratios Georgakarakos; George S Georgiadis; Christos V Ioannou; Konstantinos C Kapoulas; George Trellopoulos; Miltos Lazarides
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular medicine (London, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1477-0377     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9610930     Medline TA:  Vasc Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Vascular Surgery, 'Demokritus' University of Thrace, University Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis, Greece.
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