alexa Angio-embolization of a Large Renal Artery Aneurysm: A Case Report and Literature Review
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Case Report

Angio-embolization of a Large Renal Artery Aneurysm: A Case Report and Literature Review

Charleen Shanwen Yeo1, Zhiwen Joseph Lo1*, Grace Neo2, Sriram Narayanan1 and Sundeep Punamiya3

1Vascular Surgery Service, Department of General Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

2Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

3Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Corresponding Author:
Zhiwen Joseph Lo
Vascular Surgery Service, Department of General Surgery
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
Tel: +6590177634
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: June 06, 2017; Accepted Date: June 23, 2017; Published Date: June 26, 2017

Citation: Yeo C, Lo J, Neo G, Narayanan S, Punamiya S (2017) Angio-embolization of a Large Renal Artery Aneurysm: A Case Report and Literature Review. Angiol 5:199. doi:10.4172/2329-9495.1000199

Copyright: © 2017 Yeo C, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



We report a rare case of a large 7.8 cm renal artery aneurysm with subsequent successful endovascular coil embolization. A 54-year-old lady presented with a 3-day history of gross hematuria. Computed tomography (CT) angiogram revealed a large 7.8 cm right renal artery aneurysm, which was successfully embolized with endovascular coils. 1-month and 12-months surveillance showed preservation of renal function with decreasing aneurysm size. Endovascular coil embolization of large renal artery aneurysm is a safe and viable treatment modality. Literature review demonstrates good treatment outcomes, with technical success rates of >90% and complication rates of <10%.


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