Inflammatory response and renal function following endovascular repair of the descending thoracic aorta.

PURPOSE To evaluate inflammatory response and renal function after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) of lesions in the descending thoracic aorta. METHODS Thirty-two consecutive patients treated with TEVAR from January 2010 to August 2013 were enrolled in this prospective study. Two were excluded owing to dissecting thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA… CONTINUE READING