Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2016 • VOLUME 22 • №4

Use of an iliac branched endoprostheis in endovascular treatment for an abdominal aortic aneurysm combined with aneurysms of both common iliac arteries

Imaev T.E., Kuchin I.V., Lepilin P.M., Kolegaev A.S., Medvedeva I.S., Komlev A.E., Akchurin R.S.

Russian Cardiological Research-and-Production Complex under the Ministry of Public Health Ministry of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia

An abdominal aortic aneurysm appears to be combined with aneurysmatic lesions of the common iliac arteries in 30-40% of cases. Like abdominal aortic aneurysms, aneurysms of the common iliac arteries rarely manifest themselves clinically. The lethality rate in case of rupture is comparable to that for rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. During endoprosthetic repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms combined with aneurysms of the common iliac arteries, in order to prevent endoleaks and to improve the distal zone of fixation of endografts surgeons often resort to embolization of internal iliac arteries, which may lead to ischaemic postoperative complications.

One of the methods of preserving pelvic blood flow is the use of an iliac branched endograft. A series of studies evaluating long-term outcomes demonstrated that this method proved to be both safe and effective, and with the suitable anatomy is a method of choice in high surgical risk patients. The present article deals with a clinical case report concerning bilateral endoprosthetic repair of the common iliac arteries, combined with endoprosthetic repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, with the description of technical peculiarities of implanting an iliac branched graft.

KEY WORDS: abdominal aortic aneurysm, aneurysm of the common iliac artery, endoprosthetic repair of the abdominal aorta, iliac branched endograft, internal iliac artery.

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