Use of the Amplatzer Vascular Plug as a Coil Constrainer During Endovascular Occlusion of a Dialysis Shunt

Abstract

Limb ischemia or ischemic steal syndrome is an uncommon complication, occurring in 1% to 10% of patients following construction of arteriovenous dialysis grafts and fistulas [1, 2]. In this Technical Note we describe the percutaneous closure of an 8-mm dialysis graft causing symptoms of ischemic steal syndrome. Our technique involves the use of an Amplatzer… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00270-007-9065-y

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