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Endoleak: treatment options.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16098936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Endoleak, also called leakage, leak, and Perigraft leak, is a major complication and its persistence represents a failure of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR). Its detection and treatment is therefore of primary importance since endoleak is associated with pressurization (increases pressure) of the sac, resulting in expansion and rupture of the aneurysm. The aim of this article was to discuss the different options to treat endoleak.
Authors:
Jafar Golzarian; Earl B Maes; Shiliang Sun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1089-2516     ISO Abbreviation:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-15     Completed Date:  2006-02-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9806675     Medline TA:  Tech Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IO, USA. jafar-golzarian@uiowa.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / surgery
Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic / surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation
Humans
Postoperative Complications / classification,  etiology,  therapy*
Reoperation
Vascular Surgical Procedures / instrumentation

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