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Chimney Stent Technique for Treatment of Severe Abdominal Aortic Atherosclerotic Stenosis.
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PMID:  21277799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Application of the "chimney" stent technique is described in a case of complex multilevel atherosclerotic disease involving the juxtarenal aorta. A patient with significant comorbidities was unsuitable for major open reconstructive surgery. He was treated with a combined procedure consisting of chimney stent placement in the juxtarenal aorta, iliac "kissing" stent placement, and right-sided common femoral artery (CFA) replacement. This case shows that the chimney stent technique can be a feasible alternative to leaving a safety wire in the renal arteries and observation during primary angioplasty in complex atherosclerotic lesions of the abdominal aorta.
Authors:
Jens C Ritter; Jonathan Ghosh; John S Butterfield; Charles N McCollum; Raymond Ashleigh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1535-7732     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203369     Medline TA:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 SIR. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of South Manchester, Southmoor Road, Manchester, M23 9LT, UK.
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