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Stent-assisted Gugliemi detachable coil repair of wide-necked renal artery aneurysm using 3-D angiography.

Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York 10016, USA.
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (Impact Factor: 0.88). 01/2008; 41(6):528-32. DOI: 10.1177/1538574407305021
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ABSTRACT To report a wide-necked renal artery aneurysm treated successfully with stent-assisted Gugliemi detachable coil occlusion, assisted by three-dimensional (3-D) angiography.
A 56-year-old woman with history of hypertension presented with a 2.5-cm wide-necked saccular aneurysm involving her distal right renal artery. A balloon-expandable stent was positioned across the neck of the aneurysm and multiple Gugliemi detachable coils were deployed through a microcatheter inserted through the interstices of the stent into the aneurysm sac, guided by 3-D angiography. Follow-up 3-D angiography at 6 months revealed a patent renal artery with continued exclusion of the aneurysm and preservation of renal blood flow.
Stent-assisted coil occlusion assisted by 3-D angiography is a potential renal-sparing endovascular approach to treating wide-necked renal artery aneurysms with complex vascular anatomy.

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