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Solution for Type 1A Endoleaks After Abdominal Endoprosthesis

Solution for Type 1A Endoleaks After Abdominal Endoprosthesis

Proximal type 1 endoleaks after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysmal repair are challenging to solve, with no existing consensus on the proper solution. This work compared the most radical solution to the problem vs. a more conservative—though still challenging—option. The first one was the surgical explantation of the endoprosthesis with aortic reconstruction, while the more “conservative”

Endoleaks Type II: no association with mortality

Original Title: Risk factors and consequences of persistent type II endoleaks. Reference: Ruby C. Lo et al. J Vasc Surg 2016;63:895-901   The presence of type II endoleaks is infrequent (1%-10%) and most cases resolve spontaneously at 12 months. When they don’t, there is still controversy as to whether they may be associated to aneurysm diameter

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