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Nature and significance of endoleaks and endotension: summary of opinions expressed at an international conference.
OBJECTIVE Endoleaks and endotension are critically important complications of some endovascular aortic aneurysm repairs (EVARs). For the resolution of controversial issues and the determination ofExpand
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The Chimney Graft: A Technique for Preserving or Rescuing Aortic Branch Vessels in Stent-Graft Sealing Zones
Purpose: To report an alternative to the fenestrated stent-graft for preserving blood flow to side branches in the sealing zones of aortic stent-grafts. Technique: A covered stent is deployedExpand
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The AAA with a Challenging Neck: Outcome of Open versus Endovascular Repair with Standard and Fenestrated Stent-Grafts
Purpose: To compare the outcome of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) versus conventional open repair (OR) in patients with a short, angulated or otherwise challenging proximal neck. Methods: TheExpand
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Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Logistics and Short-Term Results
Purpose: To report our experience in establishing a treatment protocol for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA), including an investigation of the reasonsExpand
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Endovascular repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysms: an early experience with intermediate-term follow-up.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to report an initial experience with the endovascular repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm. Complications and intermediate-term morphologic changes wereExpand
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Outcomes of fenestrated endovascular repair of juxtarenal aortic aneurysm.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate late outcomes after fenestrated endovascular aortic repair (f-EVAR) in a tertiary European referral center. METHODS In 2009, we published short- and midterm results afterExpand
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The impact of stent design on proximal stent-graft fixation in the abdominal aorta: an experimental study.
OBJECTIVE to study the proximal fixation of different aortic stent grafts in comparison to a hand-sewn anastomosis. DESIGN experimental study. MATERIAL the infrarenal aorta of 16 human cadaversExpand
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Midterm changes in aortic aneurysm morphology after endovascular repair.
PURPOSE To study midterm changes in aortic aneurysm morphology after endovascular aneurysm repair. METHODS Of 94 patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) treated with endografts betweenExpand
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Percutaneous AAA Repair: Is it Safe?
Purpose: To assess if percutaneous insertion of large-bore sheaths is safe during endovascular repair (EVR) for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). Methods: Ninety-five AAA patients undergoing EVR hadExpand
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Extensive acute deep vein thrombosis of the iliocaval segment: midterm results of thrombolysis and stent placement.
PURPOSE To evaluate patency and clinical outcome in patients treated with catheter-directed thrombolysis and stent placement for acute extensive thrombosis affecting the iliocaval segment. Expand
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