Renal Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Renal Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Partial Nephrectomy Article

PMID: 23789014 Web of Science: 000420270000017

Cited authors

  • Irwine, Cara; Kay, Dennis; Kirsch, David; Milburn, James Michael


  • Background: Renal artery pseudoaneurysm following open, laparoscopic, or robotic-assisted nephrectomies is a relatively rare but serious complication. Selective renal artery embolization is an interventional radiologic procedure that can be used to successfully treat this postoperative complication.; Case Report: We present 2 cases of renal artery pseudoaneurysm, both of which were successfully treated by renal artery embolization, and briefly describe the technical aspects of and clinical indications for this angiographic procedure.; Conclusion: Unlike other imaging modalities, angiography shows the anatomic location of a pseudoaneurysm so the interventional radiologist can quickly treat this potentially lifethreatening condition.

Publication date

  • 2013

Published in

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1524-5012

Start page

  • 259

End page

  • 263


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