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Minerva Cardioangiologica 2008 October;56(5):571-4

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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


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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.

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