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Role of Onyx in Embolization of Type II Endoleaks Following EVAR


Background: Type II endoleak is the most frequent complication after endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR). While some seal spontaneously, type II endoleaks may lead to aneurysm sac enlargement. Endovascular treatment is often challenging. Objective: To assess the utility of ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (Onyx) for endovascular transarterial embolization of type II endoleaks. Design/Methods: The authors conducted a retrospective review of patients undergoing type II endolea more...
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