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Omeroglu Suat Nail - - 2005
A giant pseudoaneurysm adjacent to the sternum was diagnosed in a patient who had undergone aortic root replacement with use of the Bentall operation 10 years earlier. Electron-beam computed tomography showed that the right coronary artery, which could not be seen on angiography, originated from the pseudoaneurysm itself. At reoperation, ...
Yasuda Hiroshi - - 2005
A 67-year-old male presented with a rare pseudoaneurysm caused by infection after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) performed for stenosis of the left internal carotid artery (ICA). Wound infection and recurrent bleeding from the operated ICA developed 1 month after surgery. Serial angiography showed that the post-CEA pseudoaneurysm gradually increased in size. ...
Méndez Jose C - - 2005
We present a case of vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm after a posterior C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation procedure that was effectively treated with endovascular coil occlusion. Vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm complicating posterior C1-C2 transarticular fixation is extremely rare, with only one previous case having been reported previously. Endovascular occlusion is better achieved in ...
Gralla Jan - - 2004
PURPOSE: To describe the management of a pediatric patient with recurrent, life-threatening nasopharyngeal hemorrhages due to a pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery (ICA), most likely caused by deep neck infection following peritonsillar abscess. CASE REPORT: An 11-year-old boy presented with lymphadenopathy of the neck, torticollis, and difficulty swallowing that ...
Goddard Anthony J P - - 2004
Carotid artery pseudoaneurysms are rare lesions and are increasingly treated by endovascular means. This paper reports the case of a patient presenting with haemorrhage due to a left external carotid artery pseudoaneurysm seven weeks after total laryngectomy for carcinoma. The lesion recurred and rebled after technically successful emergency endovascular occlusion. ...
Mok Vivian W K - - 2004
A 67-year-old man with previous total gastrectomy and roux-en-Y esophagojejunostomy had hematemesis 4 weeks after esophagectomy performed because of carcinoma of the esophagus. Investigation showed an aortojejunal fistula with a thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm. Endovascular stent grafting of the pseudoaneurysm, followed by endoscopic injection of fibrin sealant for the fistula, was ...
Schellhammer F - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysms of the subclavian artery are rarities. Due to their close relationship to the brachial plexus in the shoulder girdle, delayed lesions of the brachial plexus are possible. We report a case of a subclavian pseudoaneurysm following fracture of the clavicle, and the endovascular treatment using a balloon-expandable stent-graft.
Hashimoto Naoki - - 2004
Experienced centers report reduced operative mortality after pancreatoduodenectomy for cancer, but significant complications continue to occur in as many as 25% of patients. Anastomotic disruption leads to sepsis in the pancreatic bed where major vascular structures have been exposed by regional lymphadenectomy, creating a setting for arterial erosion or ligature ...
Layton Kennith F - - 2004
Currently, most carotid artery pathologic abnormalities resulting in pseudoaneurysm formation or stenosis are repaired by surgical intervention. Because surgical intervention requires proximal and distal control of the artery, pseudoaneurysms near the skull base may be very difficult to repair and pose greater risk to the patient. As a result, endovascular ...
Kobayashi Akira - - 2004
We report the case of a 58-year-old man with Behçet's disease who developed chest pain. Coronary angiography showed severe triple-vessel disease, and the patient was transferred to our department for urgent coronary artery bypass grafting. Because of the risk of anastomotic leakage or pseudoaneurysm formation, we performed off-pump coronary artery ...
Baril Donald T - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysm formation after carotid endarterectomy is a rare but potentially lethal complication. The risks for embolization and continued expansion necessitate repair. Traditional surgical repair of carotid pseudoaneurysms is often technically demanding, and is associated with relatively high morbidity and mortality. Endovascular stent grafts have been used to treat both posttraumatic ...
Pelchovitz Daniel J - - 2005
Pseudoaneurysms (PAn) are uncommon in adults and even less common in children. They are most often encountered after iatrogenic arterial injury. Presentation may be substantially delayed after the iatrogenic event, and diagnosis can be difficult, especially when the PAn occurs in an unexpected location. Treatment of PAn has evolved during ...
Aytekin Cüneyt - - 2004
The interventional angiographic techniques using the percutaneous femoral approach for endovascular revascularization are becoming increasingly more popular. These methods usually require larger sheaths, and most patients need postprocedural anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy. As a consequence, the interventional procedure is associated with a higher rate of complications at the arterial entry ...
Kierse Robert - - 2004
Perforation of a pulmonary artery after placement of a Swan-Ganz catheter is a serious complication that requires immediate management. Exact description of size and anatomic localization of a pulmonary pseudoaneurysm is crucial for planning further therapy. This report describes a patient who experienced such a complication, but in whom primary ...
Liu Yun-Song - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term effect of endovascular occlusion with microcoils on traumatic pseudoaneurysms (TPAs) in the common carotid artery in rabbits. METHODS: TPAs in the right common carotid artery were surgically made in 16 rabbits. At 3-4 weeks after operation, the survived 12 models were randomly divided into a ...
Rayan Sunil S - - 2004
A 54-year-old man who underwent uneventful orthotopic heart transplantation 1 year previously had low-grade fever and dyspnea. Imaging studies revealed an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm (AAP), which was repaired with a 5-mm polyester patch, with circulatory arrest and cardiopulmonary bypass. Intraoperative cultures of the AAP grew methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and the ...
Hamilton Graham A - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysms are a pulsatile swelling secondary to an arterial-wall defect. Blood flows through the defect but is contained within the surrounding soft tissue. This article describes a rare form of an iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm of the perforating deep plantar artery 1 month after a modified Lapidus arthrodesis for hallux valgus. A ...
Huang I-Hua - - 2004
Splenic artery pseudoaneurysms have been conventionally treated with surgical or endovascular techniques, including transcatheter embolization. This case report describes the use of procoagulant components thrombin and collagen in large volume to percutaneously embolize a giant splenic artery pseudoaneurysm.
Portela Luiz Antonio Pezzi - - 2004
We report the case of a 27 year old man who presented to the emergency room of a hospital with headache, vomiting and an episode of loss of conciousness. A cranial CT scan was normal and the patient discharged. Ten hours later he came to the emergency room of our ...
Abreu Alexandre R - - 2004
Placement and use of pulmonary artery catheters (PACs) carry potential risks. The authors describe a case of a patient who developed massive hemoptysis after placement of a PAC that caused a rupture of the pulmonary artery with pseudoaneurysm formation. Treatment was successfully achieved with transcatheter coil embolization. Pulmonary artery rupture ...
Kapoor Sorabh - - 2004
CONTEXT: Pseudoaneurysms of peripancreatic arteries usually arise as a complication of acute and chronic pancreatitis. These pseudoaneurysms may either bleed intra abdominally following rupture or may erode into the adjacent hollow viscera and manifest as gastrointestinal bleeding. Pseudoaneurysms rarely communicate with the pancreatic duct and bleeding occurs from the ampulla ...
Akatsu Tomotaka - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysm of the hepatic artery due to cholecystitis may be very rare, and in our survey of the literature, the present case report is the first case of such a pseudoaneurysm. A 64-year-old woman presented with upper gastrointestinal bleeding and severe epigastric pain. Upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy revealed blood coming ...
Komorowska-Timek Ewa - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysm formation is a recognized complication of arterial catheterization or traumatic arterial disruption, which may lead to considerable morbidity. Ultrasound-guided thrombin injection has been shown to be effective in the treatment of peripheral pseudoaneurysms; however, its application in the management of radial or ulnar artery pseudoaneurysms has not been well ...
Aschwanden Evelyne - - 2004
A 25-year-old male asylum-seeker presented with chest pain, exertional dyspnea, and orthopnea 20 years after the surgical repair of a pentalogy of Fallot. An extracardiac mass compressing the right ventricle was subsequently detected and surgical decompression was performed to relieve the resulting right intraventricular hypertension. At operation, the mass proved ...
Sugimoto Takaki - - 2004
This report describes two cases of pseudoaneurysms of the peroneal artery which were successfully treated by transluminal platinum coil embolization. A pseudoaneurysm developed following a penetrating wound of the calf, and another did following thromboembolectomy of the occluded femoropopliteal bypass with a Fogarty balloon catheter. The coils were guided and ...
Pappa Eugenia - - 2004
We report on a 26-year-old man who injured in an automobile accident and developed post-traumatic bicuspid aortic valve endocarditis associated with severe regurgitation. In addition, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) revealed a pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta. The combination of medical and surgical therapy led to a favorable outcome.
Dongola N A - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysms of the superior gluteal artery are a rare complication of trauma. They can be diagnosed by Doppler ultrasound, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging. Angiography, however, is needed for definitive diagnosis. Transcatheter embolisation is now regarded as the treatment of choice. We present a case of superior gluteal artery ...
Jeganathan Rakesh - - 2004
Central venous cannulation is an increasingly common diagnostic and therapeutic procedure in modern medical practise. Inadvertent iatrogenic injury to an adjacent major artery during attempted central venous cannulation is an uncommon but potentially lethal complication. If injury leads to pseudoaneurysm formation, complications may arise from mass effect, embolism, or even ...
Takase Kei - - 2004
An 82-year-old woman underwent right hemicolectomy by median laparotomy. Two weeks later, a pulsatile mass was found at the left side of the surgical wound, which was diagnosed as pseudoaneurysm of the inferior epigastric artery by color Doppler US and CT. The pseudoaneurysm was successfully treated by US-guided compression of ...
Grewe Peter Hubert - - 2004
Percutaneous thrombin occlusion of pseudoaneurysms complicating invasive coronary interventions has emerged as a useful therapeutic tool. To facilitate thrombin occlusion and make the procedure even more secure, preinjection of echo contrast medium during duplex ultrasound was tested in 132 patients. Complete and immediate occlusion of the pseudoaneurysm was achieved in ...
Alaani A - - 2005
Pharyngeal reconstruction after total pharyngolaryngectomy using a jejunal graft is now a common procedure in head and neck oncological surgery. The vascular supply of this graft comes from the anastomosis between a branch of the mesentric artery and a branch of the external carotid artery. We report two cases of ...
Kiyosue Hiro - - 2004
We report a rare complication following parent-artery occlusion in a patient with radiation-induced carotid pseudoaneurysms. Both the right internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm and the recurrent external carotid artery pseudoaneurysm were treated by parent-artery occlusion with coils. Although rebleeding was not observed after the second embolization, angiography and endoscopy at the ...
De Roo Ronald A - - 2004
PURPOSE: To describe the successful endovascular treatment of an iatrogenic anterior tibial artery pseudoaneurysm with a polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-graft. CASE REPORT: A 58-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with pseudoarthrosis and malunion of the right distal tibia. Fibulotomy and intramedullary fixation were performed, which was complicated by a pseudoaneurysm of ...
Gow Kenneth W - - 2004
Trauma to the wall of an artery may lead to the development of a pseudoaneurysm. There are infrequent case reports of children who have developed pseudoaneurysms after vascular access attempts. The options for management are limited in children and even more so in neonates. We describe the presentation and management ...
ul Haq Tanveer - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysm involving the cervical portion of the carotid artery can result from prior trauma or dissection. Two patients are reported with posttraumatic carotid artery pseudoaneurysms. In both cases, endovascular-covered stents were placed across the diseased portion of the artery resulting in thrombosis of the aneurysm and preservation of the parent ...
Gupta Kamal - - 2004
A 72-year-old woman presented with a large pulsatile anterior right neck mass with compressive symptoms of dysphagia and hoarseness. This was due to a large (6 cm by 4 cm) postcarotid endarterectomy pseudoaneurysm of the right common carotid artery. Successful endovascular exclusion of the pseudoaneurysm was performed with a Viabahn ...
Fusonie Glenn E - - 2004
Injury to the carotid artery from blunt trauma, when not lethal, will often go unrecognized. A 37-year-old male was the belted driver in a motor vehicle accident 15 years prior to presenting with intermittent left upper extremity parasthesias and weakness. A large, calcified distal right internal carotid artery (ICA) pseudoaneurysm ...
Ahmed Hossam K - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysm formation is a serious vascular complication of pancreatitis. It most commonly affects splenic and gastroduodenal arteries. We report a rare case of superior mesenteric artery pseudoaneurysm in a child with hereditary pancreatitis. Multidetector CT angiography allowed the comprehensive assessment of the aneurysm and allowed accurate surgical planning obviating the ...
Tobias Adam M - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysms resulting from vascular impingement by osteochondromas are extremely rare. The authors detail the case of a 19-year-old man who represents the third known report in the English literature of a brachial artery pseudoaneurysm associated with a humeral osteochondroma. In patients presenting with a painful upper arm mass and a ...
Misumi Takahiko - - 2004
Postoperative mycotic pseudoaneurysm in the ascending aorta associated with mediastinitis is one of the most serious complications after cardiovascular surgery. Circulatory arrest is usually needed for repairing this lesion; it is likely that the procedure needs unpredictably prolonged arrest time due to uncontrollable bleeding or serious adhesion. With this reason ...
Fujii Takeshiro - - 2004
A 63-year-old man had undergone graft replacement of the descending aorta due to dissection of aortic aneurysm nine years before and closure of an aortobronchopulmonary fistula two years before. He was admitted to our hospital because of massive hemoptysis. Angiography and chest computed tomography (CT) revealed a pseudoaneurysm on the ...
Burke Allen P - - 2004
The distribution of proteoglycans in 21 temporal and two ulnar artery pseudoaneurysms was studied immunohistochemically. A history of trauma was elicited in six cases, and 16 of the lesions were pulsatile. The clinical diagnosis was aneurysm or cyst in 18 patients, possible arteritis in two patients, tumor in one patient, ...
Alter Peter - - 2004
This report shows the long-term development of a saphenous vein bypass pseudoaneurysm that is a rare complication after bypass surgery. The patient underwent CABG procedure in 1986 because of three vessel coronary artery disease. Initial signs of venous wall disturbances were observed first time in 1996. At the present admission ...
Aston W - - 2004
Although electrohydraulic lithotripsy (EHL) is regularly used to fragment urinary calculi, it has the potential to cause significant renal tract damage. We report a complication of EHL use during flexible ureterorenoscopy, where recovery was complicated by delayed, prolonged haematuria secondary to the formation of a pseudoaneurysm in an interlobar renal ...
Ninomiya Hironori - - 2004
A 73-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and hyperlipidemia presented with a sharp pain ranging from the right shoulder to the upper limb. She had suffered a sharp pain at rest accompanied by general fatigue and nausea for about ten months prior to admission. Her white blood cell count ...
Yamazaki Ichiya - - 2004
We encountered two cases of ruptured anastomotic pseudoaneurysms 47 and 77 months after surgery for atherosclerotic thoracic aortic aneurysms. Autopsy was performed in one case and emergency re-operation was performed in the other case. We gained some interesting findings in the autopsy and the re-operation. The anastomotic sites were sustained ...
Brochu Bernard - - 2004
Ear, nose and throat infections are common, especially in children and young adults. Since the advent of antibiotics, complications from tonsillitis and pharyngeal abscess are rare, but potentially lethal. Vascular complications can be imaged with Doppler ultrasound and CT scan. The treatment of infectious vascular complications represents a significant challenge. ...
Harman Mustafa - - 2004
Brucellosis is still a public health problem, particularly in developing countries. After the primary infection subsides, a chronic stage characterized by nonspecific manifestations can develop, during which it may not be possible to isolate Brucella organisms and agglutination test titers may or may not be high. We present the case ...
Forbes Thomas L - - 2004
Significant vascular complications are rare following systemic infections with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB). This report describes a 33-year-old man who presented with a short history of abdominal discomfort and febrile episodes with no prior history of infection with TB. Ultrasound, CT scan, and aortography confirmed the presence of a pseudoaneurysm originating ...
Ogino H - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysm is a relatively rare but serious complication of pancreatitis which is often fatal. We report successful stent-graft placement in the superior mesenteric artery in a 45-year-old man with a pancreatic pseudocyst that grew during therapy for chronic pancreatitis and developed into a pseudoaneurysm. After a stent graft was inserted ...
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