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Large renal artery aneurysm treated with Guglielmi detachable coils: procedural and 4-year follow-up results.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17659425     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A large aneurysm of the left renal artery was found incidentally during abdominal ultrasound in a 39-year-old woman with no medical or family history of cardiovascular disease. Vascular pathology with a dysplastic appearance was confirmed by magnetic resonance angiography and the patient was offered transcatheter embolization. Since the position and size of the neck of the aneurysm could not be determined at angiography, detachable platinum coils were used for occlusion. The procedure was performed without complications. During a 4-year follow-up no alterations of renal function, recanalization of the aneurysm, or perfusion defects in the rest of the left renal circulation were noted.
Bruno Damascelli; Antonio L Bartorelli; Vladimira Ticha; Daniela Trabattoni; Rodolfo Lanocita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  31 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1432-086X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-30     Completed Date:  2008-10-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S88-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1, 20133 Milano, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / diagnosis,  therapy*
Contrast Media
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation*
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Renal Artery*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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