Two cases of pseudoaneurysm of the renal artery following laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: CT angiographic evaluation

Carolyn J. Moore, Shai M. Rozen, Elliot K. Fishman

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Abstract

Partial nephrectomy via a laparoscopic approach can be technically challenging, and associated vascular complications such as pseudoaneurysm may occur. CT with CT angiography is ideal for the noninvasive imaging of this process. This article reports two cases of pseudoaneurysm of the renal artery detected on CT as a complication of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and demonstrates the usefulness of 3-D CT angiography in the evaluation of vascular pathology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-196
Number of pages4
JournalEmergency Radiology
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2004

Keywords

  • Computed tomography angiography
  • Partial nephrectomy
  • Pseudoaneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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