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Exclusion of an Infrarenal AAA with Coincident Horseshoe Kidney and Renovascular Anomalies is Feasible Using a Standard Stent-graft.
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PMID:  21353604     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
INTRODUCTION: Aberrant renovascular anatomy due to a horseshoe kidney becomes challenging during endovascular aneurysm repair. REPORT: A 65-year-old man presented with a horseshoe kidney overlying a 6.1 cm abdominal aortic aneurysm, with the inferior vena cava anterior to both aneurysm and kidney. The left renal artery shared a common origin with the inferior mesenteric artery. Management was by endovascular repair with precannulation of the common left renal/inferior mesenteric arterial origin as a strategic marker, allowing deployment of a standard bifurcated stent-graft. DISCUSSION: Innovative endovascular/fenestrated/sidebranching techniques make issues of aberrant anatomy redundant and reduces surgical morbidity; with relatively simple anatomy precannulation of aberrant vessel(s) guides deployment of the top end of a standard stent-graft.
A Chaudhuri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2165     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9512728     Medline TA:  Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 European Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Bedfordshire Vascular Unit, Bedford General Hospital, Kempston Road, Bedford MK42 9DJ, United Kingdom.
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