Endoleak classification (diagram)

Case contributed by Dr Jeffrey Cheng
Diagram

Endoleak classification

The classification of endoleak:

  • type I: leak at graft ends often due to inadequate seal
  • type II: sac filling via branch vessel (e.g. lumbar or inferior mesenteric artery)
  • type III: leak through a defect in graft fabric (mechanical failure of graft)
  • type IV: a porous graft (intentional design of graft)
  • type V: endotension
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Case information

rID: 63589
Published: 10th Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital

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