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Vasc Spec Int. 2015 Dec;31(4):130-134. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.5758/vsi.2015.31.4.130
Kim MH , Park KM , Jeon YS , Cho SG , Hong KC , Shin WY , Choe YM , Shin SH , Kim KR .
Department of Surgery, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea. redfrag@naver.com
Department of Radiology, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.
Abstract

One of the predominant methods for preserving the internal iliac artery (IIA) in aortoiliac aneurysms is to use an iliac bifurcated device (IBD). However, there are a few limitations to the use of IBD in Korea. Our study aims to present the technical aspects of these devices, and to provide a mid-term analysis of IBD. Since 2013, 4 IBDs were used in 4 patients, with a mean follow-up of 14 months (range, 6-22 months). A 100% technical success rate was achieved without mortality and morbidity in our cases. The mean procedural time was 176 min (range, 145-240 min), and the mean contrast dose used was 184 mL (range, 135-220 mL). Type I or III endoleaks and postoperative expansion of the aneurysms weren't observed. Our cases demonstrates that IBD is a relatively safe repair method of aortoiliac aneurysms with preservation of the IIAs. However, a longer follow-up is needed to review the midterm results.

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