Vascular Emergencies of the Retroperitoneum

  • Gianpaolo Carrafiello
  • Monica Mangini
  • Anna M. Ierardi
  • Chiara Recaldini
  • Elisa Cotta
  • Filippo Piacentino
  • Carlo Fugazzola
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


In this chapter we review the major vascular emergencies of the retroperitoneum, including traumatic injuries of the big vessels of the retroperitoneum. We also give a brief overview of endovascular treatment in this field, with particular attention to the advantage of endovascular treatment compared to open surgical repair.


Renal Artery Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Aortic Dissection Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Aortic Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianpaolo Carrafiello
    • 1
  • Monica Mangini
    • 1
  • Anna M. Ierardi
    • 1
  • Chiara Recaldini
    • 1
  • Elisa Cotta
    • 1
  • Filippo Piacentino
    • 1
  • Carlo Fugazzola
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of InsubriaVareseItaly

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