Endovascular repair of an aorto-iliac aneurysm succeeded by kidney transplantation

Tratamento endovascular de aneurisma aorto-ilíaco sucedido por transplante renal

Marcelo Bellini Dalio Matheus Bredarioli Edwaldo Edner Joviliano Jesualdo Cherri Haylton Jorge Suaid Carlos Eli Piccinato About the authors

We present the case of aorto-iliac aneurysm in a patient with chronic renal failure requiring dialysis who were treated with an endovascular stent graft and, later on, submitted to kidney transplantation. A 53-year-old male with renal failure requiring dialysis presented with an asymptomatic abdominal aorto-iliac aneurysm measuring 5.0cm of diameter. He was treated with endovascular repair technique, being used an endoprosthesis Excluder®. After four months, he was successfully submitted to kidney transplantation (dead donor), with anastomosis of the graft renal artery in the external iliac artery distal to the endoprosthesis. The magnetic resonance imaging, carried out 30 days after the procedure, showed a good positioning of the endoprosthesis and adequate perfusion of the renal graft. In the follow-up, the patient presented improvement of nitrogenous waste, good positioning of the endoprosthesis without migration or endoleak. The endovascular repair of aorto-iliac aneurysm in a patient with end-stage renal failure under hemodialysis treatment showed to be feasible, safe and efficient, as it did not prevent the success of the posterior kidney transplantation.

Aortic aneurysm; iliac aneurysm; blood vessel prosthesis; kidney transplantation

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