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Delayed intimal blowout after endovascular repair of aortic dissection.
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PMID:  24070504     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The authors have seen four cases of asymptomatic delayed intimal injury adjacent to a stent graft diagnosed 7 to 16 months after thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Endovascular repeat intervention was successfully performed in three of the four cases as described in the present report. A second consecutive "intimal blowout" in one patient remains under close radiologic surveillance. Possible causes for the intimal blowouts, including stent-graft size, landing zone anatomy, and intrinsically weak aortic tissue, are discussed.
Anirudh Mirakhur; Jehangir J Appoo; William Kent; Eric J Herget; Jason K Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1535-7732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203369     Medline TA:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1471-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© SIR, 2013.
Division of Interventional Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, 1403 29th St. NW, Room G29, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9. Electronic address:
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