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Transcatheter embolization of an aortocaval fistula caused by residual renal artery stump from previous nephrectomy: a case report.
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PMID:  8464105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An arteriovenous fistula between the renal artery and vein is a rare complication of nephrectomy. We report the first case of direct inferior vena cava to renal artery fistula after nephrectomy. In addition, this was the first use of the Amplatz "spider," a vascular obstructing device used to trap coils during transcatheter embolization of a high-flow fistula. The patient's fistula was embolized successfully, with immediate improvement of symptoms and without pulmonary embolization.
D L Robinson; G P Teitelbaum; M J Pentecost; F A Weaver; E J Finck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-05     Completed Date:  1993-05-05     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  794-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal* / radiography
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation,  methods*
Equipment Design
Postoperative Complications / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Renal Artery* / radiography
Vena Cava, Inferior* / radiography

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