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Endotension after endovascular aneurysm repair: definition, classification, and strategies for surveillance and intervention.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10893129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the ongoing evolution of a categorization system for endoleak, the authors propose the term endotension to define persistent or recurrent pressurization of the aortic aneurysm sac after endovascular repair. Endotension is evidence that the aneurysm remains at risk of rupture and should, therefore, be considered an indication for secondary intervention. Management strategies and a grading system for endotension are offered.
G Gilling-Smith; J Brennan; P Harris; A Bakran; D Gould; R McWilliams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of endovascular surgery : the official journal of the International Society for Endovascular Surgery     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1074-6218     ISO Abbreviation:  J Endovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1999 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-03     Completed Date:  2000-08-03     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9500580     Medline TA:  J Endovasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Regional Vascular Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Ruptured / complications,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / physiopathology,  surgery*
Blood Pressure / physiology*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*
Monitoring, Physiologic
Postoperative Hemorrhage* / classification,  etiology,  surgery
Prosthesis Failure
Rupture, Spontaneous

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