Simone Vagnarelli

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PURPOSE To describe an extension of type B dissection into type A during endoluminal treatment of acute type B dissection. CASE REPORT A 57-year-old man with acute type B dissection underwent endovascular repair using 2 Excluder stent-grafts. Before releasing the second stent-graft, the patient complained of mild central chest pain, headache, and visual(More)
BACKGROUND Interventional radiology and cardiology procedures contribute significantly to the collective dose of radiation exposure from medical interventions. Recent and dedicated studies comparing directly these procedures in term of patient radiation exposure are lacking. Our aim was to compare radiation exposure among different interventional procedures(More)
Case Report: A 28-year-old man complained acute low-back pain three-day post-appendectomy. Computed tomography revealed thrombosis of both iliac veins and ascending lumbar vein in a patient with chronic occlusion of infra-renal inferior vein cava. Consequent lumbar and intraspinal epidural venous engorgements caused nerve root and thecal sac compression(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the utility of a trans-brachial access during percutaneous treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). MATERIAL AND METHODS Since September 1998, 43 patients with AAA, have been treated using different types of endoprosthesis. A right trans-brachial access was performed in each patient to facilitate catheterization of the(More)
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