Publications by authors named "Abdoulaye Ndoye Diop"

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FairEmbo Concept for Arterial Embolizations: In Vivo Feasibility and Safety Study with Suture-Based Microparticles Compared with Microspheres.

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2021 Apr 25;44(4):625-632. Epub 2020 Oct 25.

Interventional Radiololy Section, Department of Medical Imaging, University Hospital Timone, APHM, Marseille, France.

Purpose: Microspheres are effective embolic agents, especially for the management of bleeding and oncologic lesions. The first FairEmbo study reported the effectiveness of embolization using suture fragments. The effectiveness and safety of arterial embolization with suture-based microparticles (SBM) were assessed in a swine model.

Materials And Methods: In this ethical-approved animal study, a polar artery in each kidney was embolized in four swine: one side with hand-cut non-absorbable SBM (Flexocrin 2®) and the contralateral side with Embozene® 900 for comparison. Swine were followed for 3 months (M3) to evaluate the effectiveness and the safety of SBM. Follow-up protocol included clinical monitoring, computed tomography (CT) control and digital subtraction angiography (DSA), followed by histological analyses. The SBM confection parameters were evaluated by automatic microscopic sizer. RStudio software and Mann-Whitney test (significance at P < 0.05) were used for statistics.

Results: The average size of SBM was 1002 μm (SD = 258). All targets were effectively embolized by SBM with an angiogram defect estimated at 45.6% (95% CI [35.9-55.2]), compared to 40.5% (95% CI [30.6-55.5]) for Embozene® group (P = 0.342). The average duration of SBM embolization procedure was significantly increased compared to Embozene® embolization (1202 s versus 222 s, P = 0.029). There were no statistical differences in M3 DSA and CT for SBM and Embozene®, with persistence of partial arterial occlusion and atrophic embolized area. No postoperative complications were observed on clinical and CT controls.

Conclusion: This experimental study suggests that embolization with SBM is feasible, safe and effective in short- and medium-term follow-up as compared to microspheres.
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April 2021

Revascularization of traumatic renal artery dissection by endoluminal stenting: three cases.

Acta Radiol 2010 Feb;51(1):21-6

Radiology B, CHU G Montpied, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Traumatic injury of renal arteries is rare and can induce renal dysfunction and hypertension. Management options include observation, nephrectomy, surgical repair, and, more recently, percutaneous angioplasty. We report three cases of renal artery thrombosis occurring in young multitrauma patients (mean age 28.7 years) treated with stenting. Immediate satisfactory results were obtained in all cases. Postprocedure anticoagulant and antiplatelet treatment were given according to associated contraindicating lesions. During follow-up, in-stent restenosis occurred in one patient and was treated successfully with a second stenting procedure. No renal dysfunction or hypertension was observed after 28.6 months follow-up. Percutaneous angioplasty is a valuable alternative to surgical treatment in selected patients.
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February 2010