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Title: [Approach to aortic aneurysms including the renal arteries: retroperitoneal method]
Authors: Lacroix, Hendrik ×
Nevelsteen, André
Dams, A
Suy, R #
Issue Date: Jan-1994
Series Title: Journal des maladies vasculaires vol:19 Suppl A pages:78-82; discussion 82-4
Abstract: A pararenal aneurysm is a rare type of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The authors report 25 cases out of 429 abdominal aneurysms. The diagnosis was based on a CT-scan and subsequent biplane arteriography. The most common type was the dorsal proximal aortic dilatation, involving the origin of 1 or 2 renal arteries. A retroperitoneal approach was used in 18 of the 25 patients. The most common complication was the retroperitoneal hemorrhage, necessitating reintervention. None of these patients died or developed renal insufficiency despite a suprarenal clamping during the proximal reconstruction.
ISSN: 0398-0499
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Vascular Surgery
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