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Treatment of renal artery aneurysm with the multilayer stent.
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PMID:  18426265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To describe a new type of stent consisting of a 3-dimensional (3D) braided tube made of 2 interconnected layers without any covering to treat a renal artery aneurysm. CASE REPORT: A 78-year-old hypertensive man with multiple comorbidities was incidentally found to have a large (28- x 30 mm) saccular aneurysm in the main right renal artery involving the inferior renal artery. Via a percutaneous femoral approach, a 6- x 30-mm Multilayer stent was deployed easily in front of the aneurysm neck covering the inferior renal artery. Blood flow inside the sac was immediately and significantly reduced. All the renal artery branches remained patent. Blood pressure returned to normal after the procedure. At 6 months, angiography showed complete shrinkage of the aneurysm wall; all the inferior renal artery branches remained patent. CONCLUSION: The 3D multilayer fluid modulating stent concept appears to be a viable alternative for renal aneurysm exclusion. A larger study is underway to evaluate this new stent in other peripheral aneurysms.
Michel Henry; Antonios Polydorou; Noureddine Frid; Patricia Gruffaz; Alain Cavet; Isabelle Henry; Michèle Hugel; Daniel A Rüfenacht; Luca Augsburger; Matthieu De Beule; Pascal Verdonck; Maurice Bonneau; Chantal Kang; Rafik Ouared; Bastien Chopard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1526-6028     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Endovasc. Ther.     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-22     Completed Date:  2008-09-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896915     Medline TA:  J Endovasc Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  231-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cabinet de Cardiologie, Nancy, France.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / radiography,  surgery*
Prosthesis Design
Renal Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Vascular Patency

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