Endovascular embolization of iatrogenic lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm following extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF).

Vasc Endovascular Surg 2010 Oct 30;44(7):601-3. Epub 2010 Jul 30.

Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Neurosurgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA.

Iatrogenic lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm is a very rare complication of spinal surgery. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm after extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF). The lesion was diagnosed by catheter spinal angiography and was effectively treated with embolization.

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