Neck remodeling using the amplatzer vascular plug to facilitate endovascular repair of a contained abdominal aortic rupture.

@article{Gandini2013NeckRU,
  title={Neck remodeling using the amplatzer vascular plug to facilitate endovascular repair of a contained abdominal aortic rupture.},
  author={R Gandini and Enrico Pampana and M Stefanini and Sergio Span{\`o} and Fabio Martinelli and Daniele Citraro and Giovanni Simonetti},
  journal={Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={20-5}
}
PURPOSE To describe the use of an Amplatzer Vascular Plug to facilitate endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) in a renal transplantation recipient with contained rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). CASE REPORT A 52-year-old man with a history of kidney transplantation and a 4-cm AAA was referred to our hospital with severe abdominal pain. Imaging showed the contained AAA rupture measuring 8 cm, with 2 blisters at the proximal short neck and narrow calcified iliac arteries. The… CONTINUE READING