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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 256-258

Successful endovascular treatment using a covered stent for artery-ureteral fistula after surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm


Department of Urology, Toyama City Hospital, 2-1 Imaizumihokubu-chou, Toyama, Toyama 939-8511, Japan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Yasukazu Takase
Department of Urology, Toyama city hospital, 2-1 Imaizumihokubu-chou, Toyama, Toyama 939-8511
Japan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.159668

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Artery-ureteral fistula (AUF) is a rare condition but there is an increase in the number of reported cases. It is frequently difficult to treat. A 63-year-old male who had undergone a Dacron Y-graft placement for an infrarenal aortic aneurysm 3 years earlier, presented with hematuria. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography revealed a fistula located between the right common iliac artery and the right ureter at graft anastomosis. Endovascular treatment using a covered stent was performed successfully.


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