ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
PERCUTANEOUS CLOSURE OF AN FEMORAL ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA WITH ENDOVASCULAR STENT GRAFT: CASE REPORT
Levent Onat, Kutlay Karaman, Mustafa Şirvancı, Ömer Aydıner, *Rüstem Olga
Kadir Has Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Radyodiagnostik Ana Bilim Dalı, İstanbul
*Florence Nightingale Hastanesi, Kardiovasküler Cerrahi Bölümü, İstanbul
Clinical examination of 65 year old man showed continuous murmur and thrill over the right femoral region. Magnetic resonans angiography showed right femoral arteriovenous fistula and left renal arterial stenosis. At first step renal arterial stenosis was treated with endovascular stent implantation. At second step, a stent graft was deployed at the fistula site via the left femoral artery. Magnetic resonance angiography confirmed closure of the arteriovenous fistula.
Keywords : Arteriovenous fistula, endovascular stent, percutaneus intervention
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