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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At four-years, no significant differences were found between the short neck (>=10-=15mm) cohorts in terms of type Ia endoleak rate and AAA diameter increase.
You have another patient who underwent EVAR, had an endoleak, required a reintervention, and has periodic CT scans for follow-up.
Currently, the most important disadvantages of EVAR are: a significant risk of endoleak that requires regular observation; the technology is expensive; and not all aneurysms are anatomically suited for EVAR.
Endoleak has been said to be the Achilles heel of endovascular aneurysm repair, since these leaks may occasionally result in the continued transmission of high arterial blood pressure to the weakened aneurysm wall.
That way you can easily find the nodule, track the same endoleak or aneurysm," said Dr.
The simulation has predicted type Ib endoleak in the right limb which we actually corrected with a balloon and didn't have to put in another graft.
92 (9-73) ay takibi edildi ve 6 hastada tip2 endoleak, 2 hastada tip1 endoleak, 1 hastada tip 5 endoleak gozlemlendi.
Clinical follow-up occurred at 1, 3, 6, 12, and 18 months postoperatively and then yearly thereafter; CTAs were obtained to assess for endoleak at all follow-up visits except the 3-month visit.
For revisions, indications included late type Ia endoleak treatment (four, 10%), type Ia endoleak with migration (three, 8%), or migration alone (one, 3%).
An endoleak is defined as persistent blood flow or pressure within the sac on imaging (Table III).