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Title: Preoperative internal iliac artery coil embolization for aneurysms involving the iliac bifurcation
Authors: Heye, Sam # ×
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Acta Medica Belgica
Series Title: Acta Chirurgica Belgica vol:106 issue:2 pages:144-8
Abstract: Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms involving the iliac artery, which is seen in about 20% of patients, requires extension of the stent-graft limb into the external iliac artery. Occlusion of the IIA is used to prevent a potential type II endoleak via retrograde flow in the IIA after covering the IIA origin with a stent-graft limb. In this article, the major indications for coil-embolization of the internal iliac artery in aneurysmal disease are reviewed and discussed, as well as the technique and the outcome regarding endoleak incidence and complications.
ISSN: 0001-5458
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
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