Treatment with custom-made branched stent-graft (BEVAR, branched endovascular aortic repair)

Body Region: Cardiovascular
Author: Christian Loewe, Vienna, Austria

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT findings and possible diagnosis
4. Further patient management / treatment
5. References


1. Patient presentation

  • A 64-year-old male patient initially presented with unclear abdominal pain and pulsating abdominal mass
  • CT angiography of the abdominal aorta was performed and revealed a large abdominal aortic aneurysm involving the origin of the renal arteries (juxtarenal aneurysm) (Figures 1 a,b)
  • Endovascular aortic repair with branched aortic stent-graft (BEVAR) was indicated and performed (Figure 2)
  • Follow-up CT angiography of the abdominal aorta was performed 3 days after BEVAR as part of the standard follow-up protocol (Figures 3 a-e and 4)

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