BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007525
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Endovascular treatment of a symptomatic isolated infrarenal aortic stenosis

  1. Daragh Moneley1
  1. 1Department of Vascular Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  2. 2Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
  3. 3Department of Radiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Simon Rajendran, simonrajendran{at}


A 72-year-old woman presented with a 10-month history of progressively worsening lower-back pain radiating to both lower limbs. The pain was aggravated by movement severely restricting daily activities. Symptoms were attributed to neurogenic claudication due to spinal stenosis. Pain was managed with analgesia and epidural injections. Worsening symptoms prompted further investigations. Magnetic resonance angiography demonstrated a focal infrarenal aortic stenosis with no evidence of …

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