endoleak

endoleak

(ĕn′dō-lēk″) [″ + leak]
Seepage of blood from a graft placed in a diseased blood vessel. The blood leaks out of the graft into the aneurysm that the graft was used to repair.
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Three patients in the aspirin group while five patients in the no-aspirin group had recurrent dissection for endoleak at 1-month follow-up (2.
Encouraging low rates of Type Ia endoleaks (an endoleak characterized by a poor seal): freedom from Type 1a endoleak in the EndoAnchor test group was 97.
No endoleak was noted on the final aortography, and systolic blood pressure was maintained at around 120-140 mmHg.
It is also invaluable in vascular imaging, where iodine images can help reduce streak artifact in the assessment for vascular patency and endoleak detection in patients who have been treated with coil and/or Onyx embolization.
Abdomen CTA examination showed growth and pressurization of the aneurysm sac by type 1B endoleak (figure 2) and expansion of the tubular stent graft at the distal end due to the growth of the aneurysm.
One of the subclavian artery stent grafts was converted to open repair after three days due to an endoleak.
3D Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for Detecting Endoleak Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR).
Essentially, embolization of the left internal iliac artery was planned to prevent formation of a type II endoleak after placement of a covered stent from the common to external iliac arteries.
An endoleak is a complication that affects about 15-25 percent of patients who have EVAR.
Care of the endovascular aortic repair patient with endoleak.
Aortoenteric fistula due to endoleak coil embolization after endovascular AAA repair.
Following the stent deployment and confirmation by TEE, an aortogram was performed that showed proper positioning of the stent with no evidence of endoleak (Figure 4).