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PURPOSE To evaluate the use of stent-grafts for the percutaneous closure of arteriovenous fistulas that develop after cardiac catheterization. MATERIALS AND METHODS From January 1994 to November 1997, 14 arteriovenous fistulas in 13 patients (eight men, five women; age range, 46-65 years; mean age, 53.5 years) were treated. Eleven fistulas were situated(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate the feasibility and results of intraoperative balloon angioplasty and additional stent placement of isolated stenosis of the brachiocephalic trunk. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between May 1993 and October 1996, we treated eight patients with local stenosis of the innominate artery. Seven lesions were situated in the proximal and(More)
The authors report a case of combined surgical and endovascular treatment of a traumatic pseudo-aneurysm of the innominate artery in which the left common carotid artery originated from the brachiocephalic trunk. After a conventional surgical intervention with the implantation of the left common artery on the left subclavian artery, to correct the anatomic(More)
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