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Stent-assisted Embolization as "Bailout" Option in Aortic Aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21463760     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report two cases of stent-assisted embolization (SAE) in the aorta. In one case, SAE was performed for treatment of a pseudoaneurysm; the procedure consisted of stent placement and embolization with an AMPLATZER Vascular Plug and detachable coils through the stent struts. In the second case, SAE was performed to stop acute bleeding from an aortoureteral fistula. Before SAE in this case, the aortic bifurcation was reconstructed with self-expandable and balloon-expandable stents. SAE was technically successful in both cases. SAE for aortic pathologic processes may be useful in selected cases as an alternative to surgery or endovascular stent-graft therapy.
Authors:
Klaus Brechtel; Dorothee Bail; Christian Schwentner; Stephan Heller; Joerg Schmehl; Nora Goebel; Albertus M Scheule; Claus D Claussen; Guenay Kalender
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1535-7732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-05     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:  563-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 SIR. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology, University of Tübingen, Hoppe-Seyler-Str. 3, 72076 Tübingen, Germany.
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