CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 37, Issue 5, pp 1393–1394 | Cite as

The Chimney Technique with the Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System: An Ideal Platform for Self-expandable Renal Stents?

  • Efstratios GeorgakarakosEmail author
  • George Trellopoulos
  • George S. Georgiadis
  • Nikolaos Kontopodis
  • Chris V. Ioannou
Letter to the Editor


Renal Artery Stent Graft Radial Force Iliac Vessel Vertical Segment 
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Conflict of interest

Efstratios Georgakarakos, George Trellopoulos, George S. Georgiadis, Nikolaos Kontopodis, and Chris V. Ioannou declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Efstratios Georgakarakos
    • 1
    Email author
  • George Trellopoulos
    • 2
  • George S. Georgiadis
    • 1
  • Nikolaos Kontopodis
    • 3
  • Chris V. Ioannou
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity Hospital of Alexandroupolis, “Democritus” University of ThraceAlexandroupolisGreece
  2. 2.First Surgical ClinicGeneral Hospital “G. Papanikolaou” ExohiThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Vascular Surgery DepartmentUniversity of Crete Medical SchoolHeraklionGreece

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