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Leal Francisco Sérgio Cavalcante Barros - - 2005
A 26 year-old woman suffered a blunt head injury on the left temporal area and developed an arteriovenous fistula with a pseudoaneurysm on the superficial temporal artery. These fistulas are rare and usually associated with pseudoaneurysms, most commonly in the frontal arterial branch. The aneurysms generally appear late after trauma ...
Waterhouse D F - - 2005
We describe a patient with an aggressive soft tissue sarcoma masquerading as a profunda femoris pseudoaneurysm. A 73-year-old patient presented with a pulsatile swelling in her right groin. Femoral angiography demonstrated what appeared to be a pseudoaneurysm of the right profunda femoris artery and she underwent an open surgical repair. ...
Yi Hyeong-Joong - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Intracranial pseudoaneurysms, infrequent vascular lesion in children and adolescents, are characterized by the presence of organizing hematoma and fibrosis outside the true lumen instead of normal vascular elements. Because most pseudoaneurysms result from eminent insults such as major trauma or grave infection, development without preceding incident is extremely rare. ...
Ghersin Eduard - - 2005
Sixteen-slice multidetector CT findings of a pulsatile pseudoaneurysm of the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa, in a woman following aortic valve replacement, are presented. Multidetector CT depicted the pseudoaneurysm and enabled dynamic evaluation of its lumen through the cardiac cycle, documenting expansion during systole and almost complete collapse during diastole. This case ...
Horowitz Michael - - 2005
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: We describe the case of a 3.3-kg infant who developed an anterior cerebral artery pseudoaneurysm after ventricular catheter placement. The lesion was treated with endovascular vessel sacrifice. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 3.3-kg infant with a myelomeningocele underwent repair and ventricular catheter insertion for hydrocephalus. During shunt insertion, intracerebral ...
Kostro Justyna - - 2005
We report a case of 50-year-old man with a hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm, pancreatic head tumor, and portal vein thrombosis. The patient was operated on due to acute bleeding into duodenum. The pancreatic tumor was unresectable, which is why the ruptured pseudoaneurysm was only sutured. The second therapeutic step was to ...
Sekino Seishiro - - 2005
Intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm is extremely rare, and only six cases have been reported in the English literature. We describe a case of intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm due to a stab wound, review the literature, and discuss therapeutic modalities. Intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm is at risk for early rupture, and diagnosis before rupture ...
Lau K Y - - 2005
We report 13 successful emergency embolisations for 12 pseudoaneurysms performed in 10 patients. For five pseudoaneurysms the embolisation technique was modified according to number of supplying vessels, flow rate of pseudoaneurysms, vascular anatomy and whether there was clinical evidence of re-bleeding or not. Apart from traditional embolisation technique, modified embolisation ...
Venkatesh S K - - 2005
The purpose of this paper was to describe our experience with the endovascular management of splenic artery pseudoaneurysms (SAPA). Seven patients with documented SAPA on CT and/or angiography were considered for endovascular treatment. The pseudoaneurysms were located in the main splenic artery (n = 4) or its branches (n = ...
Ma Marek - - 2005
Lateral abdominal wall hematomas are rare. We describe a patient with a delayed rupture of a femoral artery pseudoaneurysm, who presented with such a hematoma. In contrast to other types of abdominal wall hematomas, which are often managed conservatively, a ruptured femoral artery pseudoaneurysm frequently requires emergent surgical intervention. Rupture ...
Yilmaz M - - 2005
A pseudoaneurysm is defined as an aneurysmatic sac surrounded byfibrous tissue instead of other vascular layers such as the muscular one. It is a rare incident in infants especially in the brachial artery. Blunt trauma and vascular access attempts are the most common etiologic factors. We present two infants with ...
Sharma H - - 2006
Arterial complications in primary total knee arthroplasty operation are rare. An 83 year old lady is described who presented with three recurrent haemorrhagic episodes eroding through the medial skin 4 weeks following primary total knee arthroplasty. A pseudoaneurysm of the geniculate artery should be suspected with recurrent or persistent haemarthrosis/haemorrhagic ...
Derom A - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: Anastomotic aneurysms are a late complication after arterial reconstruction. Current treatment usually consists of open repair but we describe our experience with endovascular repair of femoral pseudoaneurysms. REPORT: Six patients with seven femoral pseudoaneurysms were treated with percutaneously inserted endografts. Control angiography confirmed immediate technical success in all cases. ...
SzopiƄski Piotr - - 2005
Visceral aneurysms are potentially life-threatening vascular lesions. Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) pseudoaneurysms are a rare but well-recognized complication of chronic pancreatitis. Open surgical repair of such an aneurysm, especially in patients after previous surgical treatment, might be dangerous and risky. Stent graft implantation makes SMA pseudoaneurysm exclusion possible and therefore ...
Kaw Leoncio L LL - - 2005
A 62-year-old man presented with several months of progressive hemoptysis. He has a history of aortobifemoral bypass and thoracofemoral bypass grafts, which were both removed due to infection. Evaluation with multiple imaging modalities revealed a descending thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm around the retained Dacrontrade mark graft with bronchiectatic changes and consolidation ...
Kakizawa Hideaki - - 2005
A 54-year-old male presented with intermittent massive hemorrhage from recurrent oropharyngeal cancer. The angiogram showed the encasements at the main trunk of the left internal carotid artery (ICA) and external carotid artery (ECA). Transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) of the ECA with gelatin sponge particles and microcoils was performed. However, hemorrhage ...
Krueger Karsten - - 2005
Pseudoaneurysms in the visceral arteries are rare complications of pancreatitis. In the reported case, a 42-year-old man with a splenic pseudoaneurysm was successfully treated by computed tomography (CT)-guided direct thrombin injection into the pseudoaneurysm lumen. Selective catheterization of the splenic artery had proven technically impossible. During the procedure, contrast medium ...
Heye Sam - - 2005
Dissecting pseudoaneurysm of the extracranial portion of the internal carotid artery (ICA) is a usually benign complication of spontaneous ICA dissection. We report a case in which pseudoaneurysm volume enlarged progressively and new clinical symptoms developed 9 months following disease onset. Placement of a coronary stent-graft resulted in immediate complete ...
Aquilina K - - 2005
Post-traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the extracranial arteries in the scalp are uncommon sequelae of head injury. We report on a patient who presented four weeks after a minor head injury with a tender, pulsating and enlarging mass in the course of the left occipital artery. There was associated headache radiating to ...
Yi Hyeong-Joong - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Intracranial pseudoaneurysms are rare vascular lesions, particularly in children and adolescents, and are characterized by the presence of organizing hematoma and fibrosis outside the true lumen, instead of true vascular elements. Most pseudoaneurysms result from an eminent insult, such as major trauma or grave infectious illness. Development of pseudoaneurysm ...
Maselli Daniele - - 2005
Patients presenting with pseudoaneurysm of the aortic root close to the sternum, severe aortic regurgitation, and chronic dissection of the descending aorta represent a formidable surgical challenge. Closed chest circulatory arrest in this setting carries a high risk of myocardial or brain damage. We propose a modification of the port-access ...
Khan Ahmad A - - 2005
We present a case report of a 50-year-old male who sustained a gunshot wound to the right chest. The initial thoracotomy demonstrated a nonbleeding gunshot wound in the middle lobe and was otherwise unremarkable. Later that day, after continued resuscitation, his chest tube output dramatically increased and he was taken ...
Dimarakis Ioannis - - 2005
A 29-year-old man presented to the emergency department after having been stabbed in the posterior right hemithorax twice. He underwent thoracotomy for hemodynamic instability and continuous bleeding. His postoperative recovery was complicated by the incidental finding of a posttraumatic pseudoaneurysm of the pulmonary artery. We describe successful coil embolization of ...
Gollop Susan - - 2005
We present a case of ruptured adrenal artery pseudoaneurysm as a complication of laparoscopic nephroureterectomy. An 87-year-old woman with hematuria and transitional cell carcinoma on imaging underwent laparoscopic nephroureterectomy. Her postoperative recovery was uneventful until day 17, when she presented with severe abdominal pain, syncope, and significant anemia. An aneurysm ...
Clarke M G - - 2005
A 48-year-old woman with severe juvenile-onset rheumatoid arthritis presented with a bleeding cutaneous sinus distal to her right total hip replacement scar. Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was isolated on culture. She had previously undergone bilateral total hip and knee replacements at aged 23 and six years later had the ...
Maleux G - - 2005
A 69-year-old woman presented with massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding owing to a ruptured hepatic pseudoaneurysm located at the surgical arterial anastomosis, 2 months after combined liver and kidney transplantation. Initially the pseudoaneurysm was successfully coiled but 3 weeks later recurrence of her symptoms occurred. Hepatic angiography revealed partial reperfusion of ...
Luján Salvador - - 2005
We present a case of a lumbar pseudoaneurysm in a 62-year-old patient with myelofibrosis (agnogenic myeloid metaplasia). The patient was submitted to two anesthetic infiltrations for lumbar pain and one biopsy of a suspected hematopoietic site. Subsequently, a 4.5 cm lumbar pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed. The pseudoaneurysm was thrombosed with 1 ...
Vydt T - - 2005
Pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta is a well known complication after aortic root surgery. A case of a large pseudoaneurysm is reported, seen as a superior vena cava syndrome, a very rare clinical presentation. Perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography showed the presence of a large pseudoaneurysm starting from the left coronary ostium ...
Alwhouhayb Maitham - - 2005
False or pseudoaneurysm formation usually occurs after traumatic, iatrogenic or infective injury to the arterial wall. Despite the high incidence of pseudoaneurysm formation secondary to puncture injury to the common femoral artery false aneurysm formation of the profunda femoris artery (PFA) is a rare complication and has not been previously ...
Sbano Hala - - 2005
The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and etiology of pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysms in patients undergoing bronchial angiography for massive hemoptysis and to assess patient outcome after the embolization of these pseudoaneurysms. Peripheral pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysms occur in up to 11% of patients undergoing bronchial angiography for ...
Yildirim S - - 2005
Haemodialysis patients carry a high risk of pseudoaneurysm due to inadvertent puncture of the brachial artery during venous cannulation for haemodialysis. Signs and symptoms are pulsatile mass and a systolic murmur. Complications are rupture, infection, haemorrhage, distal arterial insufficiency, venous thrombosis and neuropathy. Early diagnosis is essential to plan adequate ...
Higashino Takuya - - 2005
An 89-year-old man and a 60-year-old man presented with superficial temporal artery (STA) pseudoaneurysms which developed secondary to trauma. Conventional cerebral angiography and three-dimensional computed tomography (3D CT) angiography clearly demonstrated the STA pseudoaneurysms. The patients underwent surgical excision of the aneurysms based on the conventional cerebral angiography findings in ...
O'Shaughnessy Brian A - - 2005
The authors present the case report of a pediatric patient with a ruptured traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the intracranial vertebral artery (VA) from which the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) emerged. After considering multiple therapeutic options, the patient was treated surgically by trapping of the aneurysm segment and direct reimplantation of ...
Mousa Albeir - - 2005
Pseudoaneurysm formation is a rare complication following carotid endarterectomy (CEA); however, its occurrence is associated with significant risk of morbidity. The patient in this report presented 2 years following CEA with headache and lateral neck mass. The diagnosis of a 3.5 x 3.0 cm carotid artery bifurcation pseudoaneurysm was made ...
Selcuk Hakan - - 2005
We present the case of a 60-year-old man with persistent epistaxis for 20 days that had started 2 weeks after removal of a nasogastric tube placed for an abdominal operation. There was no pathologic finding at selective facial and internal maxillary artery injections. An injury to the ethmoidal branches of ...
Chtata Hassan - - 2005
This report describes a case involving a traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta resulting from direct contusion inflicted by the tip of a spinal osteophyte at the level of T11-T12. Endovascular repair with placement of a custom-made endograft by the femoral route was performed after routine arteriography to locate ...
Middleton William D - - 2005
Color Doppler is the procedure of choice for the diagnosis of iatrogenic femoral artery pseudoaneurysms. Although surgery is still necessary in a limited number of patients, most can be treated with ultrasound-guided thrombin injection. Success exceeds 90% and complications are much lower than surgery. Although rare, the major complication is ...
Rochman Adam S - - 2005
The authors report a case of traumatic femoral nerve palsy caused by a pseudoaneurysm of the iliolumbar artery and a iliacus muscle hematoma. This case report details not only the classic history and physical findings seen in patients such as this one, but also illustrates an unusual source of the ...
Parihar Bhawna - - 2005
A pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta is an unusual and potentially fatal complication after aortic surgical procedures. A contrast computed tomographic scan is the investigation of choice. Surgical treatment is mandatory. We describe the successful management of a pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta by instituting femorofemoral bypass and achieving hypothermic ...
Horwitz M D - - 2005
Haemorrhagic complications due to pseudoaneurysms of branch arteries can be treated by selective embolisation. Injuries to the main renal artery cannot be treated in this way without sacrificing the kidney. We report the successful percutaneous treatment of a main renal artery pseudoaneurysm with a stent-graft in a patient with a ...
Parvathy U - - 2005
Pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery is much less common than true aneurysm in this location. We report 3 cases of popliteal artery pseudoaneurysms, each of differing etiopathology, one presenting 3 months after trauma, one following aortic valve replacement for aortic regurgitation with suspected endocarditis, with no organism detected, and the ...
Schindera S T - - 2005
We describe the successful selective coil embolization of an infected superior gluteal pseudoaneurysm secondary to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a 36-year old women. The patient presented with a long history of drug abuse and perisacral abscesses due to chronic sacroilitis. The chosen strategy provides a safe and successful management ...
Siu Yui Pong - - 2005
In patients with end-stage renal disease, temporary placement of venous catheters for haemodialysis (HD) is often necessary, and the right internal jugular (RIJ) vein is the usual preferred site of HD catheter placement. We report here a patient who experienced complications because of the development of a pseudoaneurysm of the ...
Semple Craig W - - 2005
Deep neck space infections are rarely complicated by pseudoaneurysms of the extracranial internal carotid artery. This condition has a high mortality rate with conservative management and significant morbidity with open surgical techniques. Recent advances in endovascular therapy have allowed embolization of the diseased vessel to be performed with a more ...
Tsutsumi Koji - - 2005
Pseudoaneurym of the brachiocephalic artery is uncommon. A 62-year-old male patient with a mediastinal tumor underwent tumor resection at the Department of Thoracic Surgery in our hospital. Urgent transverse aorta-right common carotid artery bypass with an 8-mm prosthetic graft was performed intraoperatively, due to uncontrolled bleeding from the brachiocephalic artery ...
Gandini Roberto - - 2005
A 68-year-old woman presenting with gastrointestinal bleeding (hematocrit 19.3%) and in a critical clinical condition (American Society of Anesthesiologists grade 4) from a giant superior mesenteric artery pseudoaneurysm (196.0 x 131.4 mm) underwent emergency endovascular treatment. The arterial tear supplying the pseudoaneurysm was excluded using a 5.0 mm diameter and ...
Costanza Michael J - - 2005
Thigh pseudoaneurysms are rare compared to pseudoaneurysms of the groin, and usually result from direct injury to an arterial branch. Direct open repair can be associated with a large volume blood loss. The authors describe a combined endovascular and surgical approach to a large, traumatic, pseudoaneurysm of the thigh. The ...
Shikata Hiroo - - 2005
A 76-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for investigation of an apparent abdominal aortic aneurysm detected during treatment for epididymitis. A chest X-ray showed miliary shadows in the bilateral lung fields strongly suggestive of tuberculosis. The diameter of the aneurysm increased, and examinations showed impending rupture of a pseudoaneurysm. ...
Kanazawa Akishige - - 2005
Pancreatoduodenectomy can be difficult in patients with obstruction of the celiac axis because of the development of collateral arteries around the head of the pancreas. Bleeding from a pseudoaneurysm is a rare and serious complication of pancreatoduodenectomy. We report a case of a pseudoaneurysm of an enlarged dorsal pancreatic artery, ...
Goh Brian K P - - 2005
Infected arterial aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei is very rare; a review of the literature reveals only five previously reported cases. We report the first case of melioidosis infection of a previous femoropopliteal bypass graft complicated by para-anastomotic pseudoaneurysm of the femoral artery successfully treated by surgical removal ...
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