Laparoscopic Approch to Repair a Type II Endoleak From the Median Sacral Vessel

Francois Julien, MD, FRCSC, Diana Losada, MD, FRCSC, Mireille Methot, MD, FRCSC, Amy Neville, MD, FRCSC, Jean Denis Yelle, MD, FRCSC, FACS. Minimally Invasive Surgery, Division General Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa.

A 80-year-old male underwent an uncomplicated endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (EVAR). The routine follow up imagery showed a persistent leak from the middle sacral artery and an increasing size aneurysm up to 6.6cm. This video describes the first known case of a laparoscopic ligation of the median sacral artery to manage a type II endoleak post EVAR.


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