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A Journal on Heart and Vascular Diseases
Official Journal of the Italian Society of Angiology and Vascular Pathology
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Minerva Cardioangiologica 2008 October;56(5):571-4
Abdominal aortic aneurysm associated with renal ectopia
Bianco G., Micheletti E., Silvestri F., Laezza F., Platì S., Mauro G., Scotto Di Uccio A., De Donato G.
Unit of Vascular Surgey S. Giovanni Bosco Hospital, Naples, Italy
This report describes a rare case of concurrent abdominal aortic aneurysm and bilateral renal ectopia. Preoperative work-up included intravenous pyelography and angiography to assess renal function, renal artery anatomy, and ureter position. Conventional surgery was performed without renal protection. No deterioration in postoperative renal function was observed.