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Robot-assisted Fenestrated Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (FEVAR) Using the Magellan System.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23369555     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 67-year-old man underwent robot-assisted three-vessel fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR) for a 7.3-cm juxtarenal aneurysm. The 6-F robotic catheter was manipulated from a remote workstation, away from the radiation source. Robotic cannulation of the left renal artery was achieved within 3 minutes. System setup time was 5 minutes. There were no postoperative complications. Computed tomography angiography performed at discharge and at 4-month follow-up confirmed target vessel patency with no evidence of an endoleak. Selective cannulation of target vessels during FEVAR using this novel technology is feasible. Endovascular robotics may have a role in simplifying complex endovascular tasks and potentially reducing radiation exposure to the operator.
Authors:
Celia V Riga; Colin D Bicknell; Alexander Rolls; Nicholas J Cheshire; Mohamad S Hamady
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1535-7732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203369     Medline TA:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  191-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 SIR. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Regional Vascular Unit, Department of Vascular Surgery & Interventional Radiology, Imperial College Healthcare, Room 1029, 10th floor, St Mary's Hospital, London, United Kingdom W2 1NY; Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address: c.riga@imperial.ac.uk.
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