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January 27, 2023


Ann Vasc Surg


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/36641088?dopt=Abstract

A Novel Technique and Outcomes for Transcaval Endoleak Embolization.

Authors

Van Sickler AP, Smith AH, Ellis RC, Steenberge SP, Quatromoni JG, Rowse JW, Smolock CJ, Caputo FJ, Kirksey L, Lyden SP
Ann Vasc Surg. 2023 Jan 11.
PMID: 36641088.

Abstract

Strategies for embolization of type 2 endoleaks include translumbar, transgraft, transarterial, and transcaval approaches. The transcaval approach is limited by an inconsistent ability to access the aortic sac and the risk of puncturing and damaging the endograft or adjacent structures. We describe a novel technique for caval to aortic aneurysm sac access and report early outcomes.