The Journal of Japanese College of Angiology
Online ISSN : 1880-8840
Print ISSN : 0387-1126
ISSN-L : 0387-1126
Volume 54 , Issue 5
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Case Reports
  • Tsuyoshi Tabata, Tokuo Kon, Shusuke Kasuya, Naoto Kamiya, Hitoshi Tera ...
    2014 Volume 54 Issue 5 Pages 73-78
    Published: 2014
    Released: May 10, 2014
    JOURNALS FREE ACCESS
    A 26 year-old female diagnosed with nutcracker syndrome was referred to our hospital to undergo stent placement to left renal vein due to progressive anemia and macroscopic hematuria. Ultrasound test and computed tomography before stent placement showed narrowed segment in left renal vein (LRV) between the aorta and the superior mesenteric artery and dilated the hilar LRV portion. Venous pressure gradient in the stenosis LRV was 10 mmHg. Two E-Luminexx stents (12 mm×40 mm) were placed at the stenotic site of the LRV. Patient’s symptom has improved and no postoperative complication has occurred to present.
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  • Akihiro Mizuno, Takeshi Nishina, Naonori Taniguchi, Noriaki Sakamoto, ...
    2014 Volume 54 Issue 5 Pages 79-82
    Published: 2014
    Released: May 10, 2014
    JOURNALS FREE ACCESS
    A 74-year-old man with a 50-mm infrarenal aortic aneurysm was performed endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) under local anesthesia. On EVAR, there were neither significant difficulties nor unstable circulatory dynamics during the procedure. After the procedure, he developed paraplegia immediately. His paraplegia improved by cerebrospinal fluid drainage, steroid administration, and arterial pressure augmentation. At present, he can ambulate with walker after re-habilitation for 3 months. Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed spinal cord ischemia.
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