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Aortic rupture following a covered stent for coarctation: delayed recognition.
To avoid these severe complications, covered stents have been used to maintain perfusion, which is particularly important in patients at risk of portal vein thrombosis.
Endovascular repair of carotid artery aneurysm with Jostent covered stent: Initial experience and one-year result.
(6,7) Recently, endovascular repair of PFA hemorrhage or false aneurysm with covered stents have become feasible.
Amongst these three one case was that of ruptured celiac artery pseudo aneurysm prior to deployment of covered stent. The second patient had necrotizing pancreatitis.
The use of covered stent technology is extremely attractive for first-part subclavian artery injuries as a median sternotomy or left thoracotomy, as proximal control is avoided.
A working knowledge of transcatheter closure techniques, including covered stents and device embolization, is mandatory for coronary interventionalists and CTO operators in particular.
Subsequently, a proper covered stent was selected and located at an appropriate position of the abdominal aorta under fluoroscopy.
Other endovascular treatment options include isolated coil embolization of the iliac artery or most commonly exclusion of the fistula with a covered stent graft [12].
Percutaneous intervention through femoral access was performed by deploying a covered stent which effectively sealed off the perforation site with no evidence of contrast extravasation.
A 13 mm covered stent was deployed into the axillary vein across the fistula as a last-resort 'bail-out' option, with a good technical result.
Only a covered stent (Fluency-Bard Peripheral, Tempe, Arizona) has been positioned in one patient and a bare stent (Luminex-Bard, Karlsruhe, Germany) has been implanted to another at the primary intervention.