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Endovascular Techniques for the Treatment of Renal Artery Aneurysms.
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PMID:  21387121     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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PURPOSE: Our goal was to analyze the indications and limitations of the different percutaneous endovascular approaches reported for the treatment of renal artery aneurysms (RAAs) and to develop a scientific approach for optimum selection of treatment strategy of RAAs through analyzing our experience and reviewing available literature. METHODS: This retrospective study was designed to evaluate the treatment and follow-up of 13 consecutive patients who presented with 13 RAAs by using a variety of endovascular interventional techniques. Different combinations of coil embolization, liquid embolization, stenting, and stent-graft exclusion were used in correlation with variable-specific aneurysm criteria. RESULTS: All patients were successfully treated with no significant short- or long-term complications. Patients were followed for an average period of 43 (range 13-103) months. CONCLUSIONS: Ten different determinants were found to affect our decision making: shape, size, neck, position of aneurysm on artery, branches arising, artery involved, condition of the artery, age, general condition of the patient, and renal function.
Authors:
Omar Elaassar; Julien Auriol; Romero Marquez; Philippe Tall; Hervé Rousseau; Francis Joffre
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-086X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
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Created Date:  2011-3-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Rangueil University Hospital, 1 avenue jean Poulhes, Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, 31059, France, elaassaro@yahoo.com.
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