Geert Maleux

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of hydrogel-coated microcoils versus fibered platinum microcoils in the prophylactic embolization of the gastroduodenal artery before yttrium-90 radioembolization
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology Section of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 24:797-803; quiz 804. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Feasibility, safety, and efficacy of percutaneous transhepatic injection of beta-cell grafts
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1693-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of carbon dioxide wedged hepatic venography to identify the portal vein: comparison with direct catheter portography with iodinated contrast medium and analysis of predictive factors influencing level of opacification
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1771-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Cannulated screw for proximal tibial fracture complicated by iatrogenic popliteal pseudoaneurysm: definitive treatment by ultrasound-guided thrombin injection
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Trauma 61:1261-3. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebral ischemia after filter-protected carotid artery stenting is common and cannot be predicted by the presence of substantial amount of debris captured by the filter device
    G Maleux
    Center for Vascular Diseases, Section of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1830-3. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt induced refractory hepatic encephalopathy with the parallel technique: results of a clinical follow-up study
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:986-92; quiz 993. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Ovarian vein embolization for the treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome: long-term technical and clinical results
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 11:859-64. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Early and long-term clinical and radiological follow-up results of expanded-polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-grafts for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt procedures
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 14:1842-50. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Are TIPS stent-grafts a contraindication for future liver transplantation?
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:140-2. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Translumbar thrombin embolization of an aortic pseudoaneurysm complicating lumbar disk surgery
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    J Vasc Surg 42:163-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications114 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of hydrogel-coated microcoils versus fibered platinum microcoils in the prophylactic embolization of the gastroduodenal artery before yttrium-90 radioembolization
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology Section of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 24:797-803; quiz 804. 2013
    ..To prospectively assess the performance of hydrogel-coated versus fibered microcoils in the prophylactic occlusion of the gastroduodenal artery (GDA) before yttrium-90 ((90)Y) radioembolization...
  2. ncbi request reprint Feasibility, safety, and efficacy of percutaneous transhepatic injection of beta-cell grafts
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:1693-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety, feasibility, and clinical efficacy of percutaneous transhepatic injection of beta-cell grafts in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of carbon dioxide wedged hepatic venography to identify the portal vein: comparison with direct catheter portography with iodinated contrast medium and analysis of predictive factors influencing level of opacification
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1771-9. 2006
    ..Additionally, the predictive value of several parameters that potentially influence the level of portal vein opacification by CO(2) WHV was analyzed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cannulated screw for proximal tibial fracture complicated by iatrogenic popliteal pseudoaneurysm: definitive treatment by ultrasound-guided thrombin injection
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Trauma 61:1261-3. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cerebral ischemia after filter-protected carotid artery stenting is common and cannot be predicted by the presence of substantial amount of debris captured by the filter device
    G Maleux
    Center for Vascular Diseases, Section of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1830-3. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt induced refractory hepatic encephalopathy with the parallel technique: results of a clinical follow-up study
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:986-92; quiz 993. 2007
    ..Additionally, factors potentially influencing clinical results after shunt reduction are assessed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ovarian vein embolization for the treatment of pelvic congestion syndrome: long-term technical and clinical results
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 11:859-64. 2000
    ..Ovarian vein embolization has been used recently to treat pelvic congestion syndrome. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of ovarian vein embolization in the treatment of symptomatic pelvic varices...
  8. ncbi request reprint Early and long-term clinical and radiological follow-up results of expanded-polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-grafts for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt procedures
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 14:1842-50. 2004
    ..The incidence of TIPS-induced hepatic encephalopathy is acceptable...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are TIPS stent-grafts a contraindication for future liver transplantation?
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:140-2. 2004
    ..Correctly positioned e-PTFE-covered nitinol endoprostheses do not interfere with a later OLT and may not be considered as a contraindication in patients who need a TIPS as a bridge to OLT...
  10. ncbi request reprint Translumbar thrombin embolization of an aortic pseudoaneurysm complicating lumbar disk surgery
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Belgium
    J Vasc Surg 42:163-7. 2005
    ..This minimally invasive treatment should be considered in selected cases as a valuable treatment option for pseudoaneurysms that arise from the aorta...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter management of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm following pancreaticoduodenectomy: a report of three cases
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 104:564-7. 2004
    ..We present our experience in Three patients undergoing transcatheter embolization of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysms detected several weeks after Whipple's operation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acquired uterine vascular malformations: radiological and clinical outcome after transcatheter embolotherapy
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 16:299-306. 2006
    ..In case of clinical failure, an underlying neoplastic disease should be considered. Future pregnancy is still possible after embolization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pancreatitis-induced extrahepatic portal vein stenosis treated by percutaneous transhepatic stent placement
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:395-7. 2003
    ..One week after the stenting procedure the patient was free of ascites and control physical and biochemical examination one year later is completely normal...
  14. ncbi request reprint Extracranial carotid artery stenting in surgically high-risk patients using the Carotid Wallstent endoprosthesis: midterm clinical and ultrasound follow-up results
    Geert Maleux
    University Hospitals, Department of Interventional Radiology, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:340-6. 2003
    ..But some late adverse events such as ipsilateral recurrence of non-disabling (minor) stroke or instent restenosis still remain real challenging problems...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcome of carotid artery stenting at 2 years follow-up: comparison of nitinol open cell versus stainless steel closed cell stent design
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:669-75. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and ultrasound outcome of carotid artery stenting at 2-year follow-up in patients treated with open-cell nitinol stents versus patients treated with closed cell stainless steel stents...
  16. doi request reprint Limb occlusion after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with supported endografts
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1409-12. 2008
    ..To assess the time period of onset, etiology, and outcomes of limb occlusion after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms with supported endografts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm and arteriovenous fistula as a complication of laparoscopic splenectomy: treatment by transcatheter embolization
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 12:1401-4. 2002
    ..Control computed tomography scan 3 months after embolization showed almost complete resorption of the retroperitoneal hematoma...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dynamic MR perfusion measurements before and after TIPS in cirrhotic patients with refractory ascites
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Acad Radiol 14:1400-8. 2007
    ..We sought to assess changes in liver perfusion parameters induced by transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) creation in cirrhotic patients with refractory ascites using dynamic MR perfusion measurements...
  19. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous injection of human thrombin to treat iatrogenic femoral pseudoaneurysms: short- and midterm ultrasound follow-up
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 13:209-12. 2003
    ..In our institution, sonographically guided human thrombin injection has become the treatment of choice for postcatheterization pseudoaneurysms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting: which stent for which lesion?
    G Maleux
    Center for Vascular Diseases, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 102:430-4. 2002
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Mural thrombotic deposits in abdominal aortic endografts are common and do not require additional treatment at short-term and midterm follow-up
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:1558-62. 2008
    ..To assess the incidence and clinical significance of thrombotic, nonocclusive mural deposits in abdominal aortic stent-grafts incidentally found on follow-up computed tomography scans after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter embolization of biopsy-related vascular injuries in renal allografts. Long-term technical, clinical and biochemical results
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Radiol 44:13-7. 2003
    ..Transcatheter embolization is a known minimally invasive technique to treat some form of arterial bleeding. This study evaluated the efficacy of this technique in iatrogenic biopsy-related vascular lesions in renal allografts...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endovascular shunt reduction in the management of transjugular portosystemic shunt-induced hepatic encephalopathy: preliminary experience with reduction stents and stent-grafts
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium, B 3000
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:659-64. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Prospective study comparing different indirect methods to measure portal pressure
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:1553-8. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Long-term results after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair using the Cook Zenith endograft
    Johan Mertens
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Surg 54:48-57.e2. 2011
    ..This study assessed the long-term outcome of patients with abdominal aortic and aortoiliac aneurysms treated with the Cook Zenith endovascular graft (Cook Inc, Bloomington, Ind)...
  26. doi request reprint Percutaneous isolated liver perfusion with occlusion balloons and a catheter-based stent-graft-like perfusion device: an experimental study in a porcine model
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 20:2372-80. 2010
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and safety of a novel percutaneous isolated liver perfusion (PILP) system in a porcine model...
  27. doi request reprint Chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: 1-month response determined with apparent diffusion coefficient is an independent predictor of outcome
    Vincent Vandecaveye
    From the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging Research Center V V, K M, F D K, K O d b, G M, Department of Hepatology W L, F N, C V, and Department of Morphology and Molecular Pathology M K, T R, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Radiology 270:747-57. 2014
    ..1, European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) criteria, and modified RECIST (mRECIST)...
  28. doi request reprint Portal hypertension after combined liver and intestinal transplantation, a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge?
    Diethard Monbaliu
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery Department, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Transplant 16:E301-5. 2012
    ..We report the successful treatment of this complication using an e-PTFE-covered stent inserted following balloon angioplasty...
  29. doi request reprint Paraparesis after thoracic stent-graft relining for an unrecognized type III endoleak
    David Volders
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:550.e5-9. 2010
    ..We examined the reasons for missing a type III endoleak on conventional imaging and the pathophysiology of paraparesis after relining this stent graft...
  30. doi request reprint Stenosis detection in native hemodialysis fistulas with MDCT angiography
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, UZ Leuven, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven, 3000 Vlaams Brabant 3000, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1079-84. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to assess the diagnostic value of 64-MDCT angiography in the evaluation of failing hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) in comparison with conventional digital subtraction angiography (DSA)...
  31. doi request reprint Endovascular repair of an actively hemorrhaging stab wound injury to the abdominal aorta
    Qasim Hussain
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:1023-5. 2008
    ..Radiological and clinical follow-up revealed a gradual shrinkage of the pseudo-aneurysm and no sign of graft infection at two years' follow-up...
  32. ncbi request reprint Progressive growth of a pelvic collection five years after endovascular aneurysm repair: an atypical presentation of an asymptomatic contained rupture
    Olivier Bladt
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Surg 43:172-6. 2006
    ..From these imaging and surgical findings, this pelvic collection can be considered as an atypical presentation of an asymptomatic contained rupture of the excluded aneurysm...
  33. doi request reprint Outcome of proximal internal iliac artery coil embolization prior to stent-graft extension in patients previously treated by endovascular aortic repair
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:990-4. 2010
    ..To assess the safety, feasibility, and effectiveness of coil embolization of the proximal internal iliac artery (IIA) before stent-graft extension in patients previously treated by endovascular aortic repair (EVAR)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Internal iliac artery coil embolization in the prevention of potential type 2 endoleak after endovascular repair of abdominal aortoiliac and iliac artery aneurysms: effect of total occlusion versus residual flow
    Sam Heye
    Centre for Vascular Diseases, Section of Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:235-9. 2005
    ....
  35. doi request reprint 2D versus 3D roadmap for uterine artery catheterization: impact on several angiographic parameters
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, Section of Interventional Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Radiol 55:62-70. 2014
    ..Few data with regard to efficacy and radiation dose are currently available in literature...
  36. doi request reprint Esophageal necrosis after endoprosthesis for ruptured thoracoabdominal aneurysm type I: can long-segment stent grafting of the thoracoabdominal aorta induce transmural necrosis?
    Herbert De Praetere
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:1137.e7-12. 2010
    ..To study the pathophysiology of esophageal necrosis after endoprosthesis was performed for a ruptured aneurysm and to define preventive measures and possible treatment options...
  37. ncbi request reprint Gadolinium-enhanced angiography for diagnosis and interventional treatment of subclavian artery stenosis prior to fistula creation
    Bruno Termote
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:S48-52. 2008
    ..Clinically, no decrease in residual renal function and no other complication were noted immediately or a longer period after the interventional treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic internal carotid artery dissecting pseudoaneurysm: endovascular treatment by stent-graft
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:499-501. 2005
    ..Placement of a coronary stent-graft resulted in immediate complete resolution of clinical symptoms and radiologic restoration of normal flow...
  39. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic main renal artery injury: treatment by endovascular stent-graft placement
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:93-4. 2005
    ..Only a small number of cases of iatrogenic main renal artery perforations have been reported, none of them due to a percutaneous drainage attempt. Endovascular treatment by means of a coronary stent-graft was successful...
  40. doi request reprint Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization with doxorubicin-eluting superabsorbent polymer microspheres in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: midterm follow-up
    Jeroen Dekervel
    Department of Hepatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49 Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 25:248-55.e1. 2014
    ..To investigate prospectively the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of transarterial chemoembolization using superabsorbent polymer (SAP) microspheres loaded with doxorubicin for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  41. doi request reprint Transcatheter arterial embolization for iatrogenic hemobilia is a safe and effective procedure: case series and review of the literature
    Thomas Marynissen
    Department of Liver and Biliopancreatic Diseases bInterventional Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:905-9. 2012
    ..Hemobilia is an uncommon cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. The etiology is diverse, but most often, it is iatrogenic. The present study aims to reassess the clinical picture and the treatment of choice...
  42. doi request reprint A randomized phase II study of drug-eluting beads versus transarterial chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    Hannah van Malenstein
    Department of Hepatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Onkologie 34:368-76. 2011
    ..Drug-eluting particles are developed to reduce side effects and improve efficacy. We present safety data of a prospective randomized phase II study with doxorubicin-eluting superabsorbent polymer (SAP) microspheres...
  43. doi request reprint Use of the Viatorr expanded polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-graft for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt creation in children: initial clinical experience
    Koen Mermuys
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:S192-6. 2008
    ..These preliminary results suggest that use of the Viatorr ePTFE-covered stent-graft in children is safe and feasible, with potentially the same high patency rate and improved clinical outcome as reported in adult patients...
  44. doi request reprint Yttrium-90 radioembolization for the treatment of chemorefractory colorectal liver metastases: Technical results, clinical outcome and factors potentially influencing survival
    Geert Maleux
    a Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Department of Imaging and Pathology, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Oncol 55:486-95. 2016
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Embolization of post-biliary sphincterotomy bleeding refractory to medical and endoscopic therapy: technical results, clinical efficacy and predictors of outcome
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 24:2779-86. 2014
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Pseudoaneurysm associated with an arteriovesical fistula after bladder substitution surgery definitively treated with a covered stent: a report of 3 cases
    Steven Haegeman
    1Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 47:652-5. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the placement of a covered stent is a valuable therapeutic treatment option in the management of hematuria due to an arteriovesical fistula after urinary diversion surgery. ..
  47. ncbi request reprint Combined open and endovascular repair of a true right subclavian artery aneurysm without proximal neck
    Ann Van Leemput
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:406-8. 2007
    ..Clinical follow-up was uneventful and radiological follow-up by CT-scan showed discrete, but progressive shrinkage of the completely excluded aneurysm...
  48. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological features of focal nodular hyperplasia-like nodules in 130 cirrhotic explant livers
    Louis Libbrecht
    Department of Pathology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2341-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, we performed a detailed pathological evaluation of 130 cirrhotic explant livers and correlated these data with the clinical features of the patients...
  49. doi request reprint Factors influencing technical success and outcome of percutaneous balloon angioplasty in de novo native hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas
    Sam Heye
    University Hospitals Leuven, Department of Radiology, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Radiol 81:2298-303. 2012
    ..To determine predictors of technical success, dysfunction recurrence and patency after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of de novo dysfunctional hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs)...
  50. doi request reprint Transcatheter embolization of a type II endoleak after hybrid repair for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:379-84. 2011
    ..The endoleak was successfully treated by transcatheter coil embolization...
  51. doi request reprint A pilot trial of microplasmin in patients with long-term venous access catheter thrombosis
    Peter Verhamme
    Department of Vascular Medicine and Haemostasis, University Hospitals Leuven, Catholic University Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 28:477-81. 2009
    ..We investigated the safety and efficacy of intra-catheter microplasmin bolus administration for the restoration of catheter function in long-term venous access catheter thrombosis...
  52. doi request reprint Transcatheter chemoembolization of unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma: current knowledge and future directions
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Dig Dis 27:157-63. 2009
    ..Finally, some new trends and advances in clinical research with regard to the interventional management of HCC are discussed...
  53. doi request reprint Early features of acute-on-chronic alcoholic liver failure: a prospective cohort study
    Aezam Katoonizadeh
    Department of Liver and Pancreaticobiliary Disorders, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Gut 59:1561-9. 2010
    ..Acute-on-chronic liver failure' (ACLF) is characterised in a more advanced stage by liver failure associated with multiple other end-organ failure. The global clinical characteristics of this entity remain, however, ill-defined...
  54. ncbi request reprint Stent-graft repair of a mycotic ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm
    Sam Heye
    Departments of Radiology, Center for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1821-5. 2006
    ..Endovascular stent-graft placement combined with antibiotic therapy may offer an alternative to surgery for the management of mycotic ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm...
  55. ncbi request reprint Case report: hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm after liver transplantation: definitive treatment with a stent-graft after failed coil embolisation
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat, Belgium
    Br J Radiol 78:453-6. 2005
    ..Radiological follow-up studies demonstrate a patent stent-graft functioning normally...
  56. ncbi request reprint  Percutaneous shunt reduction for the management of TIPS-induced acute liver decompensation: A follow-up study
    Bart De Keyzer
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Department of Imaging and Pathology, KU Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Hepatol 15:911-917. 2016
    ..Patient demographics, laboratory tests before and after initial TIPS and TIPS reduction, procedural data and clinical follow-up data were analysed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-grafts for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts in cirrhotic patients: Long-term patency and clinical outcome results
    Barbara Geeroms
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol . 2016
    ..To retrospectively analyse long-term patency and overall survival of cirrhotic patients treated with TIPSS using e-PTFE-covered stents. Additionally, prognostic factors for better patency and survival were analysed...
  58. doi request reprint Large-bore nitinol stents for malignant superior vena cava syndrome: factors influencing outcome
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 201:667-74. 2013
    ..In addition, we analyzed factors potentially influencing the outcome...
  59. doi request reprint Value of percutaneous embolotherapy for the management of traumatic vascular limb injury
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Radiol 53:147-52. 2012
    ..Arterial injuries to the extremities may result in severe hemorrhagic complications. Open surgical repair has been the standard of care for these patients, but endovascular management may be a valuable, less invasive alternative...
  60. doi request reprint Thoracic endovascular aortic repair for treatment of late complications after aortic coarctation repair
    Ozan Yazar
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:1005-11. 2011
    ..To report our experience with thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) for treatment of postcoarctation repair aortic aneurysms...
  61. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of transcatheter embolotherapy for acute lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:2042-6. 2009
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Catheter-directed thrombolytic therapy for thoracic deep vein thrombosis is safe and effective in selected patients with and without cancer
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 20:2293-300. 2010
    ..To assess the safety, feasibility and efficacy of catheter-directed thrombolysis for thoracic central venous thrombosis in both cancer and non-cancer patients...
  63. doi request reprint Percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy of thrombosed autogenous dialysis fistulas: technical results, clinical outcome, and factors influencing patency
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven Department of Imaging and Pathology, KU Leuven, Belgium
    J Endovasc Ther 22:80-6. 2015
    ..To retrospectively analyze the technical and clinical outcome of percutaneous rheolytic thrombectomy with the use of the AngioJet device in thrombosed autogenous arteriovenous dialysis fistulas...
  64. ncbi request reprint Endoprosthetic treatment of a mycotic superficial femoral artery aneurysm
    Joren R G Callaert
    Center for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Endovasc Ther 10:843-5. 2003
    ..To describe the successful stent-graft exclusion of a mycotic aneurysm of the superficial femoral artery...
  65. doi request reprint Soft tissue bleeding associated with antithrombotic treatment: technical and clinical outcomes after transcatheter embolization
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 23:910-916.e1. 2012
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Occupational radiation dose: percutaneous interventional procedures on hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas and grafts
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Radiology 264:278-84. 2012
    ..To evaluate operator radiation exposure during percutaneous interventions on hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and arteriovenous grafts (AVGs)...
  67. doi request reprint Feasibility and safety of endovascular stripping of totally implantable venous access devices
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, and Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:607-12. 2012
    ..To evaluate the safety and feasibility of percutaneous stripping of totally implantable venous access devices (TIVAD) in case of catheter-related sleeve and to report a technique to free the catheter tip from vessel wall adherence...
  68. doi request reprint Endovascular treatment of an iliocaval arteriovenous fistula presenting with multiple organ failure
    Stijn Schepers
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:e244-6. 2009
    ..We report a case of iliocaval fistula after previous aortic surgery presenting as acute liver failure as most prominent part of multiple organ failure and successful endovascular repair...
  69. ncbi request reprint Congenital veno-venous malformations of the liver: widely variable clinical presentations
    Peter Witters
    Laboratory of Hepatology, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:e390-4. 2008
    ..However, their clinical presentation is less dependent on the anatomical type...
  70. ncbi request reprint Pharmacomechanical thrombectomy with the Castañeda brush catheter in thrombosed hemodialysis grafts and native fistulas
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:1383-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Castañeda brush catheter in the treatment of thrombosed hemodialysis fistulas and grafts...
  71. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic complications after nephron-sparing surgery: angiographic diagnosis and management by transcatheter embolization
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1661-4. 2005
    ..In this retrospective study, the immediate radiologic and clinical success and the long-term follow-up of transcatheter embolization are evaluated...
  72. doi request reprint Penetration of a fractured Bird's Nest filter strut into the liver parenchyma: report of two cases
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Radiol 52:643-5. 2011
    ..Follow-up over 4 and 6 years, respectively, could not reveal any changes in the position of the fragmented strut in the liver parenchyma or any evidence of clinical symptoms owing to the migrated strut fragment...
  73. ncbi request reprint Postoperative retroperitoneal hemorrhage due to a bleeding ureteric artery: treatment by transcatheter embolization
    G Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 11:34-6. 2001
    ..Transcatheter embolization using microparticles stopped the bleeding and the patient stabilized immediately. Ureteric artery injury is a very rare condition but can be managed successfully by percutaneous interventional techniques...
  74. ncbi request reprint Successful percutaneous cholangioscopic extraction of vascular coils that had eroded into the bile duct after liver transplantation
    W Van Steenbergen
    Unit for Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Endoscopy 39:E210-1. 2007
  75. ncbi request reprint Pain experience during internal spermatic vein embolization for varicocele: comparison of two cyanoacrylate glues
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 16:132-6. 2006
    ..13; range: 0-9). No difference in pain experience was found after transcatheter varicocele embolization either with NBCA or NBCA-MS. Age and vessel wall perforation have no influence on pain sensation independently of the type of glue...
  76. ncbi request reprint Upper-extremity venography: CO2 versus iodinated contrast material
    Sam Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Radiology 241:291-7. 2006
    ....
  77. pmc Failed surgical ligation of the proximal left subclavian artery during hybrid thoracic endovascular aortic repair successfully managed by percutaneous plug or coil occlusion: a report of 3 cases
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:45. 2011
    ..In this report, 3 cases of failed ligation are presented. Diagnosis was made by CT-scan and treatment was performed by transcatheter coil and plug embolization, avoiding redo neck surgery...
  78. doi request reprint Preoperative mapping for haemodialysis access surgery with CO(2) venography of the upper limb
    S Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 39:340-5. 2010
    ..This study aims to evaluate the impact of CO(2) venography on the planning and outcome of native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) creation...
  79. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery angioplasty: current status
    I Forneau
    Centre for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Angiol Sosud Khir 9:101-3. 2003
  80. ncbi request reprint Endovascular stent-graft and first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome complicated by an aneurysm of the subclavian artery
    C Malliet
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 105:194-7. 2005
    ..To report our experience with a combined endovascular and surgical approach for arterial thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) complicated by an aneurysm of the subclavian artery...
  81. ncbi request reprint Hemobahn stent-grafts in the treatment of femoropopliteal occlusive disease
    K Daenens
    Center for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 46:25-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine our results and indications for the Hemobahn stent-graft in femoropopliteal occlusive disease...
  82. ncbi request reprint A new multislab 3D balanced turbo field echo technique for imaging of the renal arteries without contrast agent
    K L Coenegrachts
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 87:231-3. 2004
    ..This new technique for the moment is still combined with contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography. A therapeutic digital subtraction angiography was performed for stent placement...
  83. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter embolization of an isolated lumbar arterial bleeding complicating radical nephrectomy for renal infarction with infected perirenal haematoma
    K Geldof
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 91:203-5. 2008
    ..Endovascular embolization of a lumbar artery injured after radical nephrectomy might be a valuable treatment alternative in patients with postoperative retroperitoneal bleeding...
  84. ncbi request reprint Chronic contained rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm presenting as a Grynfeltt lumbar hernia. A case report
    J Dobbeleir
    Center for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 107:325-7. 2007
    ..The peri-aortic haematoma protruded through the lumbar wall causing a Grynfeltt lumbar hernia. The aneurysm was replaced through a thoraco-phreno-lumbotomy. The patient survived and is doing well six months postoperatively...
  85. ncbi request reprint Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm treatment: device-specific outcomes
    A Nevelsteen
    Center for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 45:307-19. 2004
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Textiloma complicated by abscess-formation, three years after surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    S Haegeman
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 91:51-3. 2008
    ..The aim of this report is to highlight the importance of both abdominal plain film and CT-scan in the detection of a potential textiloma after aortic surgery, even in case of late clinical presentation...
  87. ncbi request reprint [Renal artery angioplasty: current status]
    I Fourneau
    Centre for Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Angiol Sosud Khir 9:75-8. 2003
  88. ncbi request reprint Color Doppler imaging is a valuable tool for the diagnosis and management of uterine vascular malformations
    D Timmerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 21:570-7. 2003
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Endovascular repair of inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms with special reference to concomitant ureteric obstruction
    R Deleersnijder
    Center for Vascular Diseases, University Clinic Gasthuisberg, Heerenstraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:146-9. 2002
    ..To study the technical feasibility and results of endovascular treatment of inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)...
  90. ncbi request reprint Vascular targeting of solid tumours: a major 'inverse' volume-response relationship following combretastatin A-4 phosphate treatment of rat rhabdomyosarcomas
    W Landuyt
    Department of Experimental Radiobiology Radiotherapy, Catholic University of Leuven KULeuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer 36:1833-43. 2000
    ..This significant differential volume-response obtained with 'selective' vascular targeting, stronger in larger tumours than smaller ones, suggests the potential of broadening the therapeutic window...
  91. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic stenosis of the cavernous portion of the internal carotid artery due to an irresectable medial sphenoid wing meningioma: treatment by endovascular stent placement
    S Heye
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1532-4. 2006
    ..Because the patient was symptomatic and complete resection of the meningioma was impossible, the stenosis was successfully treated with a balloon-expanding stent...
  92. ncbi request reprint Dural arteriovenous fistula as a late complication of upper cervical spine fracture. Case report
    Yoeri Vankan
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosurg 100:382-4. 2004
    ..The possibility of a DAVF as a late complication of an upper cervical spine fracture should be considered when a patient presents with a spinal epidural hematoma...
  93. doi request reprint Treatment of a giant basilar artery aneurysm with a bridging stent and subsequent coil occlusion of the stent: case report
    Guido Wilms
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neurosurgery 67:E510-1. 2010
    ..To report the treatment of a symptomatic giant basilar artery aneurysm in a child...
  94. ncbi request reprint A dose-finding clinical trial of staphylokinase SY162 in patients with long-term venous access catheter thrombotic occlusion
    Peter Verhamme
    Center of Molecular and Vascular Biology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Catholic University Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 24:1-5. 2007
    ..We investigated the safety and efficacy of several dosing regimens of catheter-directed staphylokinase (SY162) bolus administration for the treatment of long-term venous access catheter occlusion...
  95. ncbi request reprint Value of carbon dioxide wedged venography and transvenous liver biopsy in the definitive diagnosis of Abernethy malformation
    B Collard
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Abdom Imaging 31:315-9. 2006
    ..This technique can be considered a valuable alternative diagnostic tool to catheter arteriography and percutaneous transhepatic liver biopsy...
  96. doi request reprint Pseudoaneurysm complicating protocol renal transplant biopsies: case reports
    L Kubasiewicz
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 40:1397-8. 2008
    ..We describe two cases of kidney transplant recipients who were diagnosed with a pseudoaneurysm more than 48 hours after protocol renal allograft biopsy and were successfully treated by selective embolization of the afferent artery...
  97. ncbi request reprint Endovascular aneurysm repair or open surgery for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm with involvement of both common iliac arteries?
    J Callaert
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:586-9. 2008
    ..In this case-report we describe a hybrid procedure preserving antegrade circulation in one of the internal iliac arteries in a patient with a type E aneurysm who was unfit for open surgery...
  98. pmc Complications after endovascular aneurysm repair
    Geert Maleux
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Semin Intervent Radiol 26:3-9. 2009
    ..In this review article, the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the most common complications of EVAR, with the exception of endoleaks, are described...
  99. ncbi request reprint High-spatial-resolution 3D balanced turbo field-echo technique for MR angiography of the renal arteries: initial experience
    Kenneth L Coenegrachts
    Department of Radiology and Laboratory of Medical Imaging Research, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Radiology 231:237-42. 2004
    ..To compare a multislab balanced turbo field-echo magnetic resonance (MR) angiographic technique, without the use of a contrast agent, with digital subtraction angiography (DSA) for imaging of the renal arteries...
  100. ncbi request reprint Intra-hepatic Mitomycin C bolus infusion in the treatment of extensive liver metastases of breast cancer
    Toon Maes
    Department of General Medical Oncology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 110:135-42. 2008
    ..In the treatment of extensive liver metastasis of breast cancer (LMBC), locally administered Mitomycin C (MMC) to the liver might be an effective approach with limited toxicity...
  101. ncbi request reprint Thoracic aorta endoprosthesis: the final countdown for open surgery after traumatic aortic rupture?
    G Daenen
    Centre Vascular Diseases, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:185-91. 2003
    ..Further evaluation is needed to assess the full therapeutic potential and determine the mid and long-term follow-up...