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Visceral Artery Aneurysms (Including Renal Artery Aneurysms)

  • E. Sebastian Debus
  • Reinhart T. Grundmann
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Abstract

Visceral artery aneurysms (VAAs) are being treated if they are (a) symptomatic, (b) of a size of 2.0 cm or larger in patients with low comorbidity, (c) growing at a rapid rate of 0.5 cm per year or faster. Aneurysms can be treated by endovascular or open surgical repair. There are no evidence-based treatment recommendations. Though, case series about open repair did become uncommon over the last years.

Keywords

Artery Aneurysm Splenic Artery Open Repair Coil Embolization Nationwide Inpatient Sample 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Sebastian Debus
    • 1
  • Reinhart T. Grundmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Vascular MedicineUniversity Heart and Vascular Center at University Clinics Hamburg–EppendorfHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Former Medical DirectorCommunity Hospital Altoetting-BurghausenBurghausenGermany

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