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Expanding false lumen in the abdominal aorta 5 years after endovascular repair of a type B aortic dissection: successful exclusion of 3 distal re-entry sites

Authors
 Boyoung Joung  ;  Young-Guk Ko  ;  Sung-Ha Park  ;  Do-Yun Lee  ;  Yangsoo Jang  ;  Sang-Hyun Lim  ;  Won Heum Shim 
Citation
 JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY, Vol.11(5) : 577-581, 2004 
Journal Title
 JOURNAL OF ENDOVASCULAR THERAPY 
ISSN
 1526-6028 
Issue Date
2004
MeSH
Aneurysm, False/etiology ; Aneurysm, False/surgery* ; Angioplasty*/adverse effects ; Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal/etiology ; Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal/surgery* ; Aortic Rupture/surgery* ; Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*/adverse effects ; Female ; Humans ; Middle Aged
Abstract
PURPOSE: To report endovascular treatment of an expanding aneurysmal false lumen several years after successful stent-graft deployment in the descending thoracic aorta for type B aortic dissection. CASE REPORT: A 54-year-old woman who had a stent-graft placed at the entry site of a type B aortic dissection 5 years prior presented with abdominal discomfort and palpable abdominal mass. Successful remodeling of the thoracic aorta was demonstrated by computed tomography; however, a false lumen aneurysm in the abdominal aorta had expanded from 4.8 to 6.5 cm and caused symptoms. She was successfully treated with 3 additional stent-grafts at 3 re-entry sites. Six months after the procedure, the false lumen aneurysm was completely excluded. CONCLUSIONS: Endovascular repair of the re-entry sites can prevent further expansion of false lumen aneurysm, which occurs in some patients with type B dissection treated with stent-grafts.
Full Text
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1583/04-1266.1
DOI
10.1583/04-1266.1
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Radiology (영상의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (흉부외과학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Ko, Young Guk(고영국) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7748-5788
Park, Sung Ha(박성하) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5362-478X
Shim, Won Heum(심원흠)
Lee, Do Yun(이도연)
Lim, Sang Hyun(임상현)
Jang, Yang Soo(장양수) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2169-3112
Joung, Bo Young(정보영) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9036-7225
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/165102
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