CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 255–258 | Cite as

Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm From Late Type II Endoleak Treated by Transarterial Embolization

  • Senthil GunasekaranEmail author
  • Brian Funaki
  • Jonathan Lorenz
Case Report


Endoleak is the most common complication after endovascular aneurysm repair. The most common type of endoleak, a type II endoleak, typically follows a benign course and is only treated when associated with increasing aneurysm size. In this case report, we describe a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm due to a late, type II endoleak occurring 10 years after endovascular aneurysm repair that was successfully treated by transarterial embolization.


Abdominal aortic aneurysm Aorta Endovascular aneurysm repair Arterial intervention Arterial embolization Endoleak 


Conflict of interest

B. F. received an honorarium from EV3 for lecturing services. S. G and J. L have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Senthil Gunasekaran
    • 1
    Email author
  • Brian Funaki
    • 2
  • Jonathan Lorenz
    • 2
  1. 1.Loyola University Medical Center ChicagoMaywoodUSA
  2. 2.University of Chicago Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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