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Endovascular Treatment of Blunt Traumatic Abdominal Aortic Occlusion With Kissing Stent Placement.
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PMID:  22160094     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Blunt traumatic abdominal aortic dissection is extremely rare and potentially deadly. We present the case of a 62-year-old man involved in a frontal car crash. After emergency undergoing laparotomy for bowel injuries, he was referred to our hospital due to acute ischemia of bilateral lower extremities on day 3 after the trauma. Computed tomography and aortography showed an aortobiiliac dissection with complete occlusion. This injury was successfully treated by endovascular treatment with "kissing"-technique stent placement, which appears to be a safe, effective, and minimally invasive treatment.
Authors:
Koji Idoguchi; Masato Yamaguchi; Takuya Okada; Yoshikatsu Nomura; Kazuro Sugimura; Yutaka Okita; Koji Sugimoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-086X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology and Center for Endovascular Therapy, Kobe University Hospital, Kobe, 650-0017, Japan, idoguchi@ares.eonet.ne.jp.
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