A Technique of “Chimney Nellix” for the Management of Type 1a Endoleak After EVAR

S.Z. Joseph, C.H. Ricky Kwok, J.A. Hockley, M.W. Garbowski, J. Ferguson, S. Samuelson, S. Jansen

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Abstract

This report presents 3 procedures with visceral “chimney stenting” in conjunction with an endovascular aneurysm sealing (EVAS) device, known as chEVAS, for treatment of type 1a endoleak. It includes the first published chEVAS in a patient with previous fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR). Cases include an 80-year-old man 8 years after FEVAR for a juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA); an 85-year-old woman 9 months after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) for a ruptured infrarenal AAA; and an 84-year-old woman 3 months after EVAR for a symptomatic infrarenal AAA. Technical success was achieved in all cases, with 1 postoperative death. The remaining 2 patients had no residual type 1a endoleak at 10 and 14 months respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-627
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume29
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2018

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