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Endoleak: Definition, Diagnosis, and Management

  • David Valenti
  • Jafar Golzarian
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

14.5 Conclusion

It seems certain that EVAR will continue to be a primary treatment for many years. Endoleak is an ongoing problem associated with EVAR. Imaging plays a critical role in detecting endoleak. CTA is the first line diagnostic modality. Optimal CTA protocol needs to include a delayed acquisition. There are many endovascular options available for treatment of persistent endoleaks. The optimal treatment depends on the type of the endoleak.

Keywords

Aortic Aneurysm Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Inferior Mesenteric Artery Endovascular Repair Lumbar Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Valenti
    • 1
  • Jafar Golzarian
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health CentreMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of RadioloVascular and Interventional Radiology, University of IowaIowa CityUSA

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