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Transcarotideal access for endovascular repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm with intentional coverage of celiac artery.
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PMID:  19169206     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Endovascular treatment of thoracic and thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysm with celiac artery ostium coverage, seems to be safe according to the literature. We present a case in which the endograft deployement was achieved through a right common carotid artery access because four years before the patient was submitted to an axillo-bifemoral bypass with aortic graft removal and aortic stump ligature for infection. After endovascular repair the patient suffered from spinal cord ischemia, acute pancreatitis and spleen infarction. Probably, the new pancreatic event has been triggered by temporary visceral ischemia, acting on a pancreas damaged by a previous acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis.
F Faccenna; R Gattuso; A Alunno; M M G Felli; A Castiglione; L Irace; P L Antignani; B Gossetti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-01-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1827-1839     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Angiol     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8402693     Medline TA:  Int Angiol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Vascular Surgery, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome ''La Sapienza'', Rome, Italy
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