ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Tips and tricks about surgeon-modified fenestrated stent grafting for celiac truncus
Hakkı Zafer İşcan1, Naim Boran Tümer1, Hayrettin Levent Mavioğlu1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Türkiye
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2023.23691
Currently, thoracic endovascular aortic repair is usually the first-line treatment option for descending aortic pathologies. Supra-aortic or visceral branches sometimes involve assistive thoracic endovascular aortic repair techniques; hybrid procedures or intentional coverage may be performed during the procedure to achieve a sufficient proximal or distal landing zone. Most surgeons may agree on selective coverage of celiac truncus, but revascularization is preferred to reduce the risk of ischemic complications. Herein, we present the first successful surgeonmodified fenestrated stent graft procedure for celiac truncus in a patient with Crawford type V descending aortic aneurysm in Türkiye.
Keywords : Ankura? thoracic stent graft, celiac truncus, thoracic endovascular aortic repair, Surgeon-modified fenestration stent grafting
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