Carlo Patrizio Dionisi

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BACKGROUND Endovascular treatment is now considered the first-line therapy for the aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD). We report our experience with the total endovascular treatment of infrarenal and pararenal aortoiliac occlusions and the 7-year approach evolution. METHODS A total of 22 patients underwent total endovascular treatment of AIOD from(More)
Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is considered the gold standard for vascular access in hemodialysis, even in elderly patients. Malfunction of AVF is the first cause of hospitalization in the HD population, with a correlated increase in costs. For the monitoring and surveillance of fistulas, the 2006 K/DOQI workgroup recommends physical examination, direct flow(More)
AIM The aim of this study is to evaluate the indications for a carotid-carotid bypass and its therapeutic efficacy. METHODS Between January 1995 and December 2001, 42 out of 782 patients with obstructive lesions of carotid vessels were submitted to carotid-carotid bypass. Preoperative investigations included Duplex scanning, transcranial Doppler and(More)
BACKGROUND The chimney technique has been developed for the treatment of complex aortic aneurysms. We analyzed the midterm to long-term outcomes of this approach from a single- centre experience. METHODS From October 2008 to July 2016, 58 patients underwent endovascular aortic aneurysm repair using the chimney technique. Indications for treatment were(More)
An 81-year-old man presented with rapid enlargement of a 2-year known abdominal aortic and common iliac aneurysms. A hybrid approach to preserve both hypogastric arteries (HAs) was planned: a bifurcated endograft for the right aortoiliac axis, right femoral-to-left femoral artery bypass, and left external-to-internal iliac artery stent graft placement.(More)
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