Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm with Right Ectopic Kidney

iDepartment of Cardiovascular Surgery, Chiba Medical Center, Chiba, Japan, and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Chiba University Hospital–, Chiba, Japanj

Hideyuki Akashi Toru Ishizaka–* Hideo Tanaka*
Masahisa Masuda Goro Matsumiya–
We present the case of a 68-year-old woman with abdominal aortic aneurysmiAAAjcomplicated by right ectopic kidney, in another term, congenital pelvic kidney. The patient underwent AAA repair and right renal artery reconstruction using renal perfusion with cold Ringerfs acetate, and no deterioration of renal function was observed. 3D-CT was essential diagnostic procedure in order to identify the blood supply to the ectopic kidney for planning a careful surgical technique.
  Jpn. J. Cardiovasc. Surg. 41:266-269i2012j

KeywordsFabdominal aortic aneurysm, ectopic kidney, pelvic kidney