Semin intervent Radiol 2005; 22(2): 141-143
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-871870

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Iatrogenic Renal Dissection during Renal Artery Stenting

Brian Funaki1
  • 1Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois
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Publication Date:
28 June 2005 (online)

Renal artery angioplasty and stenting has become the initial treatment of choice for many patients with symptomatic atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis. Iatrogenic renal artery dissection is one of the most feared complications and usually occurs either at the time the lesion is crossed with a guidewire or during dilation.

Brian FunakiM.D. 

Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

University of Chicago Hospitals, 5840 S. Maryland Avenue

MC 2026, Chicago, IL 60637