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Angiletta D., Impedovo G., Pestrichella F., Martiradonna F., Fullone M., Marotta V., Regina G.
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Aneurysms of the supra-aortic trunks (SAT) are rare, accounting for only 3-5% of all peripheral arterial aneurysms. Because endovascular therapy is less invasive and poses a lower risk than “traditional” operations, it may offer a simple, safe approach to such lesions. Herein we describe 2 cases of SAT aneurysms, the 1st in a patient with aneurysmal dilatation of the innominate artery due to Takayasu’s disease and the 2nd with a similar lesion in the area of the right subclavian artery. Both patients underwent endoluminal treatment. In the 2nd patient an open operation was required a few days later.