Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy and pharmacologic thrombolysis for renal artery embolism: Case report and review of endovascular treatment

Tze Woei Tan, W. Todd Bohannon, Mark A. Mattos, Kim J. Hodgson, Alik Farber

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Abstract

Renal artery embolism (RAE) is an uncommon event that is associated with a high rate of renal loss. We present a case of RAE to a solitary kidney that was treated with combined percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy, intra-arterial thrombolysis, and supplemental renal artery stent placement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-115
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Angiology
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • AngioJet
  • Renal artery embolism
  • rheolytic thrombectomy
  • thrombolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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