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Vol 24, No 1 (2018)
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Aorto-renal Bifurcation Stenting in a Juvenile Non-specific Aorto-Arteritis: case report

Santosh Kumar Sinha1, Vinay Krishna1, Narendra Khanna1, Lawrence Rajan2, Mukesh Jitendra Jha1, Vikas Mishra1, Mohammad Asif1, Ramesh Thakur1, Mahmadula Razi1
Acta Angiologica 2018;24(1):25-29.


Takayasu Arteritis (TA) is a granulomatous inflammation of unknown aetiology affecting the aorta and its major branches with usual affliction among patients younger than 50 years and rarely among children. We present a 7-years old boy referred for evaluation of hypertension. He had a significant blood pressure difference between right arm, left arm and lower limbs. Computed tomography imaging of thorax and abdomen showed stenosis of left subclavian artery, left renal artery and juxtareanl aorta which was subsequently confirmed on aortogram. He underwent percutaneous endovascular therapy with aorto-renal bifurcation stenting with reduction of blood pressure and gradient. Renal angioplasty with stenting remains a challenging procedure in patients with tight ostial lesion, and juxtarenal aortic involvement in lieu of precise stent placement and avoiding side branch occlusion.

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