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Ex vivo surgery for renal artery aneurysms.
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PMID:  9170567     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Renal artery aneurysms (RAAs), once considered rare, are being recognized with increasing frequency. The treatment of aneurysms of the first ramification of the main renal artery is still controversial. METHODS: From November 1984 to May 1992, we treated 8 patients with RAA at the first ramification. All the patients were treated with an ex vivo technique and autotransplantation. RESULTS: The results, evaluated with intravenous pyelogram and arteriography were satisfactory. No operative deaths and no complications were noted. CONCLUSION: We concluded that surgery with an ex vivo technique and autotransplantation is an excellent method of treating this type of lesion.
A Toshino; A Oka; K Kitajima; K Akiyama; N Mitsuhata; R Mannami; M Yokoyama; M Mannami
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0919-8172     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1996 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-07-21     Completed Date:  1997-07-21     Revised Date:  2006-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440237     Medline TA:  Int J Urol     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  421-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Urology, Ehime University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / radiography,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Renal Artery / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery*
Transplantation, Autologous

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