[Transluminal treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Might one obstruct the renal arteries?].

During transluminal treatment of an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta, the proximal part of the stent may sometimes lay over the ostia of the renal arteries. Animal studies have shown various scarring patterns depending on the type of stent used and its duration of implantation. The Gianturco and Wallstent appear to be better tolerated than the Palmaz stents… CONTINUE READING