Kidney Failure After Occlusion of Accessory Renal Arteries in Endovascular Abdominal Aneurysm Repair

AbstractPurposeTo evaluate the incidence of acute renal failure and chronic kidney disease due to occlusion of accessory renal arteries during endovascular aneurysm repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm.Material and MethodsWe retrospectively reviewed the course of 181 patients (mean age, 71, SD  ± 9  years) who underwent EVAR of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm. The renal vessel anatomy was analyzed in all pre- and postoperative CT scans. Diameter and origin of accessory renal arteries were evaluated. Renal function was determined by pre- and postoperative serum creatinine and eGFR levels. Long-term follow-up (>3  months) of patients was available in 121 cases (66.9%). Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney failure were defined according to guidelines of “Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes” (KDIGO).ResultsIn 65 of 181 patients (33.9%), 82 accessory renal arteries were identified preoperatively. In 19 of 181 patients (10.5%), one or more accessory renal arteries were covered and subsequently occluded by the implanted stent-graft device. Neither acute kidney injury (10.3% vs 12.5%;p = .785) nor chronic kidney disease (10.7% vs 15.38%;p = .452) was detected significantly more often in patients with covered accessory renal artery. The only significant predictor of acute kidney injury was the preoperative serum creatinine level (1.12 mg/dl vs. 0.98 mg/dl;p =&thinsp...
Source: CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research

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Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal;   Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracoabdominal;   Acute Renal Failure;   Acute Kidney Injury;   Acute Kidney Failure;   Acute Renal Insufficiency Intervention:   Device: Medyria TrackCath System Sponsors:   Medyria AG;   StatConsult Gesellschaft für klinische und Versorgungsforschung mbH;   Axxos GmbH;   Worldwide Clinical Trials;   Medical Mind RCS GmbH Completed
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