Endovascular repair of an ductus arteriosus aneurysm causing ortner syndrome

Vivian Runge, Claus Christian Pieper, Wolfgang Schiller, Adrian James Praeger, Christian Probst, Kai E. Wilhelm

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A ductus arteriosus aneurysm (DAA) is a rare but potentially fatal condition in adults. In the past, open surgery was the only available option for treatment. Nowadays, endovascular repair has emerged as a safe and less invasive treatment option for aortic aneurysms. However, there is little experience with DAA and its anatomic location can complicate endovascular repair. Here, we describe the case of a 69-year-old patient who presented with Ortner syndrome caused by DAA, which was successfully treated using a solely endovascular approach and a standard stent graft.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-274
Number of pages4
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • aneurysm
  • cardiovocal syndrome
  • ductus arteriosus
  • ductus botalli
  • endovascular
  • Ortner syndrome
  • stent

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