Regression of perianeurysmal fibrosis and ureteral dilation following endovascular repair of inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm

Thomas F. Rehring, David C. Brewster, John A. Kaufman, Chien Min Fan, Stuart C. Geller

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Abstract

An inflammatory component to abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) is thought to occur in approximately 5% of cases. Accompanying ureteral entrapment may be involved in 20% of these. Transabdominal repair of inflammatory AAA with ureterolysis may result in increased complications. Many authorities have recommended a retroperitoneal approach to decrease dissection. Similarly, an endovascular approach has been utilized. We report here the results of a patient with an inflammatory AAA with bilateral ureteral obstruction successfully treated with endovascular stent graft repair and bilateral ureteral stents with exclusion of the aneurysm and resolution of hydronephrosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)591-593
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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