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Endovascular treatment of stenoses in a pediatric patient with incomplete aortic duplication, mesenteric ischemia, and renovascular hypertension.
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PMID:  23141677     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Variations in abdominal aortic anatomy may have significant implications in various surgical procedures. We report here a pediatric patient with symptoms of chronic mesenteric ischemia, labile hypertension, and lower extremity claudication. Angiography revealed a partially duplicated aorta with the anterior aorta containing the splanchnic and renal arteries and the posterior segment perfusing the lower extremities. She was successfully treated with balloon angioplasty of two focal stenoses and is normotensive without abdominal symptoms at 1-year follow-up. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a successful endovascular intervention in a partially duplicated aorta.
Authors:
Harry Ma; Abdullah Kandil; Omar P Haqqani; Steven P Maloney; Neil Halin; Mark D Iafrati
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass. Electronic address: hma@tuftsmedicalcenter.org.
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