Renal artery aneurysms (RAAs) are rare with an estimated incidence of 0.1% in the general population, and they represent approximately 25% of all visceral aneurysms. The gold standard of treatment is open surgery, but it is associated with a high risk of nephrectomy, mortality, and morbidity. Less invasive endovascular therapies are becoming increasingly common for the treatment of RAAs. Here, we aimed to report three cases of wide-necked complex renal artery aneurysms treated endovascularly using stent-assisted coil embolization with self-expandable stent nitinol Solitaire AB and Concerto Axium coils. In addition, we describe the use of the waffle-cone technique in a case of wide-necked saccular RAA involving the renal artery bifurcation. Technical success was achieved in all three cases with no early or late complications and no recurrences.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Bajardi, G., Pecoraro, F., Solari, D., Vitale, G., Bracale, U. M., Spalla, F., Ficarelli, I., De Laurentis, M., & Narese, D. (2017). Stent-assisted detachable coil embolization of wide-necked renal artery aneurysms. Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, 23, 77-80.