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What is a juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm?

A juxtarenal aneurysm refers to an aneurysm that is located right next to the renal arteries. The renal arteries come off the aorta, and a juxtarenal aneurysm may require that the renal arteries be repaired, as well as the aorta.

A juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm occurs in the abdominal aorta and extends up to, and includes, the lower part of the kidney arteries. These generally require open repair but can be repaired with a custom endovascular graft.

A juxtarenal aneursym occurs near the renal (kidney) artery.

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