Surgery Today

, Volume 44, Issue 5, pp 944–947 | Cite as

Aortic stent and renal autotransplantation for the management of renovascular hypertension with Takayasu’s arteritis: report of a case

  • Hyung-Kee Kim
  • Jong-Min Lee
  • Min Hyun Cho
  • Seung Huh
Case Report


Takayasu’s arteritis (TA) is a rare inflammatory disease affecting the aorta and its major branches. In patients with TA, middle aortic syndrome with aortic and renal artery involvement causes severe hypertension that does not respond well to medical therapy. Currently, the optimal therapeutic options have not been established, and the reported results of different treatments vary widely. We herein present a case of middle aortic syndrome with renovascular hypertension caused by TA in a 12-year-old male treated by an aortic stent and renal autotransplantation as a two-staged procedure.


Takayasu’s arteritis Renovascular hypertension Stent Autotransplantation Kidney 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyung-Kee Kim
    • 1
  • Jong-Min Lee
    • 2
  • Min Hyun Cho
    • 3
  • Seung Huh
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, Department of SurgeryKyungpook National University School of MedicineDaeguSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKyungpook National University School of MedicineDaeguSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsKyungpook National University School of MedicineDaeguSouth Korea

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