Catheter-based treatments of endoleaks.

  title={Catheter-based treatments of endoleaks.},
  author={S. William Stavropoulos and Richard N. Baum},
  journal={Seminars in vascular surgery},
  volume={17 4},
At the present time, patients who have undergone endovascular aneurysm repair require lifelong surveillance. The purpose of this surveillance is threefold. First, has there been any change in the position of the endograft? Secondly, what is the status of the aneurysm sac? Thirdly, is there an endoleak? How the patient is managed depends on the answers to these three questions. Managing patients with endoleaks remains a challenging clinical problem. Decisions on these patients depend on the type… CONTINUE READING

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