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Riederer Josef - - 2004
A typical sequential course becomes apparent from the clinical features, the electrocardiography, echocardiography, radiological changes as well as angiographic results. This ultimately leads to an unusual complication of transmural myocardial infarction, i.e. the development of a pericardial pseudodiverticulum (less aptly described as pseudoaneurysm or false aneurysm). A timely cardiosurgical intervention ...
Kaman Lileswar - - 2004
Chronic pancreatitis with a pseudoaneurysm is an established cause of hemosuccus pancreaticus. We herein describe a patient with chronic alcoholic pancreatitis associated with hemosuccus pancreaticus due to a pseudoaneurysm of the anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery rupturing in a pseudocyst of pancreas in the head region. Angiographic embolization was unsuccessful and ...
Silistreli Erdem - - 2004
Behçet's disease is a multisystemic chronic autoimmune process that can be responsible for some vascular lesions, in addition to its typical dermatologic lesions. Arterial pseudoaneurysm formation can be diagnosed in this group of patients and generally surgery is indicated. In this report, we discuss an alternative endovascular intervention and its ...
Taneda Yuji - - 2004
A 49-year-old man with asymptomatic osteochondroma was found to have a pseudoaneurysm of the left popliteal artery. An angiography showed a popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm adjacent to a femoral osteochondroma. The osteochondroma was excised and the popliteal artery containing the tear was also excised by end-to-end anastomosis. Vascular complication of osteochondroma ...
Numan Fürüzan - - 2004
A 67-year-old man operated on 8 years previously for type B aortic dissection presented with two episodes of massive hemoptysis. An aortobronchial fistula was suspected with spiral computed tomography angiography, and showed a small pseudoaneurysm corresponding to the distal anastomotic site. The patient underwent endovascular stent-graft implantation and is asymptomatic ...
Janssen Rob P A - - 2004
We present a case report of a pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using a bicortical tibial screw fixation 12 days after surgery. Surgical exploration and repair of an intimal lesion of the popliteal artery was performed. At 4-months' follow-up, there was still sensory loss in ...
Yekeler Ensar - - 2004
Pseudoaneurysm of the internal pudendal artery or its branches is a rare complication of pelvic trauma. It generally causes arteriocavernosal fistula leading to priapism. Connection between the urethra and the pseudoaneurysm has been documented in a few cases; however, pseudoaneurysm causing a urethral pseudodiverticulum has not been reported. We report ...
Ben-Horin Shomron - - 2003
Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is an uncommon complication of infective endocarditis, usually presenting within several weeks of the infective episode. We describe a 37-year-old man who presented with exertional dyspnea nearly a year after a prolonged hospitalization for lung abscess. Imaging studies showed new aortic valve regurgitation and a giant pseudoaneurysm ...
Aoki T - - 2003
Here, we present the case of ruptured intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm two months after blunt thoracic trauma. Ruptured aneurysm hemorrhaged into the retroperitoneal space due to adhesion in the intrathoracic space. We unsuccessfully embolized the aneurysm during an angiographic procedure and performed the aneurysmectomy, removing the hematoma, using a retroperitoneal approach. ...
Liu Tsu-Te - - 2003
Hemobilia is one of the causes of obscure gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Most cases of hemobilia are of iatrogenic or traumatic origin. Hemobilia caused by a hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm due to ascending cholangitis is very rare and its mechanism is unclear. We report a 74-year-old woman with a history of surgery for ...
Behera Arunanshu - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Vascular complications resulting from i.v. drug abuse constitute a range of clinical problems from simple to serious. In addition, patients who present with these complications frequently have viral infections, which are a hazard to health care workers. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The present study is a retrospective review of 46 ...
Sheiman Robert G - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine whether any quantitative selection criteria can be established to predict which pseudoaneurysms of the common femoral artery will fail to respond to thrombin. SUBJECTS AND METHODS. Under sonographic guidance, we injected thrombin into 54 consecutive iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms of the common femoral artery. We statistically compared ...
Yamashita T - - 2003
Although a pseudoaneurysm of the common carotid artery is not encountered frequently, its surgical treatment is technically challenging. A case is reported of a large pseudoaneurysm of the right common carotid artery in a 45-year-old woman, presenting with respiratory distress, following a wound infection 3 months after tracheoplasty. Instead of ...
Seith Ashu - - 2003
We report a patient with Gastroduodenal artery (GDA) pseudoaneurysm of tuberculous aetiology, who presented with massive hematemesis and who was successfully managed with transarterial steel coil embolization. Pseudoaneurysms are a rare but potentially fatal complication of tuberculosis and hence early recognition and management of this complication is important. To the ...
Rosa Patricio - - 2003
A healthy 29-year-old male suffered bilateral lower extremity fragment wounds resulting in a tense right calf shortly following a wound that required a four-compartment fasciotomy. During treatment of other injuries after medical evacuation he complained of increasing right calf pain. A peroneal pseudoaneurysm (PSA) with a concomitant arteriovenous fistula (AVF) ...
Kim Dong-Ik - - 2003
An extracranial carotid artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare condition that is caused by various types of arteritis, trauma and infectious causes. Generally, a pseudoaneurysm may be difficult to treat surgically when dissecting the paraaneurysmal fibrotic dense inflammatory tissues. The surgical management of a peudoaneurysm of the carotid artery involves a ...
Reus Manuel - - 2003
A 57-year-old man with Behçet's syndrome and recurrent deep vein thrombosis of the lower limbs presented with a painful, pulsating mass on the volar aspect of the radial edge of his left wrist. One month before this visit, he had had venous blood drawn from the same site. Using color ...
Wali Mahmoud A - - 2003
This is a case of an 8 year-old boy who suffered a severe road traffic accident (RTA) with multiple fractures of the pelvis and right femur together with rupture of the urethra. After initial stabilization, he presented one month later with a large pseudoaneurysm of the left internal iliac artery. ...
Koenigsberg Robert A - - 2003
The authors present an unusual case of a young male patient with a large left common carotid artery pseudoaneurysm in a shape similar to that of a bowtie treated with a covered Wallgraft. The Wallgraft is a covered stent originally designed to be used in the treatment of tracheobronchial fistula ...
Kuzucu A - - 2003
A 55-year-old man presented with massive hemoptysis following coronary artery bypass grafting and repair of a left ventricular aneurysm. Radiological and bronchoscopic examinations revealed no bronchial cause. The findings of computed tomography (CT) of the chest and echocardiography showed a pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle. Surgical exploration confirmed that the ...
Hertz Jeffrey A - - 2003
Carotid pseudoaneurysms are rare occurrences. They often result from trauma, but can also present following carotid endarterectomy. Treating such pseudoaneurysms can be difficult due to previous surgery and limited access to the high internal carotid artery. A case involving a postendarterectomy carotid pseudoaneurysm treated via a femoral approach with a ...
Rogers Jason H - - 2003
Spontaneous rupture of a saphenous vein graft with pseudoaneurysm formation is a rare occurrence after coronary artery bypass grafting. Using polytetrafluoroethylene covered JOSTENTs (Jomed Inc., Rancho Cordova, California), we report the successful percutaneous repair of a large pseudoaneurysm emanating from a 23-year-old saphenous vein graft and pseudoaneurysm at the site ...
Tannuri Uenis - - 2003
A rare case of acute upper airway obstruction caused by a giant compressing pseudoaneurysm of the left internal carotid artery is presented. The pseudoaneurysm developed one month after a deep neck space infection, and an emergency tracheal intubation was necessary. The treatment consisted of endovascular occlusion of the left internal ...
Thompson Charles S - - 2003
This paper describes a case of aortic arch pseudoaneurysm treated with stent graft 2 years after aortosubclavian bypass repair of a subclavian artery aneurysm. An 84-year-old man presented with back pain. Two years before, he had had a left subclavian artery aneurysm repaired with aortosubclavian bypass. Upon examination by computed ...
Cadamy Andrew J - - 2003
Persistent scalp swelling following blunt head injury may be the presenting feature of a pseudoaneurysm of the temporal artery. This paper describes three patients who sustained injuries to the temporal region, which resulted in the formation of pseudoaneurysms. All patients had a delayed presentation to the Emergency Department. We describe ...
Audenaert Emmanuel - - 2003
Pseudoaneurysm formation is a rare complication after knee arthroscopy. Most pseudoaneurysms complicating knee arthroscopy develop on the popliteal and geniculate arteries. We report a case of a pseudoaneurysm developed on an arterial branch to the medial gastrocnemius muscle, as a complication of an arthroscopic meniscectomy in a 66-year-old patient. The ...
Kurz David J - - 2003
Ultrasound-guided thrombin injection is a highly effective therapy for postcatheterization pseudoaneurysm. Despite a very low complication rate, a number of severe arterial thrombotic events have been reported. We present an unusual case of acute femoral vein thrombosis occurring several hours after successful treatment of femoral artery pseudoaneurysm by ultrasound-guided thrombin ...
Auyeung Kai Ming - - 2003
Two patients had acute left carotid rupture from radiation therapy-induced pseudoaneurysms, resulting in hemodynamic collapse. Because the patients were semicomatose and in shock, an immediate salvage procedure was needed. Location of the pseudoaneurysm at the skull base made surgical treatment less possible. Endovascular therapy was the treatment of choice. Preserving ...
Ghersin Eduard - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of percutaneous ultrasonographically guided thrombin injection as treatment of unusually positioned and unusually large iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms. METHODS: Five patients with iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms were evaluated by color duplex ultrasonography. Two patients had additional digital angiography, and 2 had additional computed tomographic angiography. In 3 ...
Yokoyama Yukifusa - - 2003
A rare case of a pseudoaneurysm from the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa following bacterial endocarditis in a 17-year-old male is presented. Destructive infection secondarily involved the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa. Perforation of this portion resulted in the formation of the pseudoaneurysm situated at the base of the left ventricle between the aorta ...
Goel Pravin K - - 2003
The formation of pseudoaneurysm in the femoral artery after cardiac catheterization is a well-recognized complication occurring in 1%-4% of cases. It is traditionally managed surgically and has a high morbidity. Prolonged ultrasound-guided compression of the neck of the pseudoaneurysm, and ultrasound-guided injection of thrombin into the aneurysm are newer modalities ...
Cantasdemir M - - 2003
AIM: The aim of this study is to report the effectiveness of selective endovascular embolization with N-butyl cyanoacrylate (NBCA) in the treatment of traumatic intrarenal arterial pseudoaneurysms. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Five patients (four males and one female) presented with massive haematuria. Five pseudoaneurysms were detected angiographically, and in all of ...
Appel Noah - - 2003
Traumatic pseudoaneurysms can cause compression of adjacent structures and hemorrhage. The mortality rate for bleeding visceral artery pseudoaneurysms is particularly high, and surgical repair is all but impossible in some cases. The authors describe two cases in which traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the internal iliac and superior mesenteric arteries were successfully ...
Liddell Robert P - - 2003
The authors report a case of a 5-year-old boy who initially presented with mastoiditis, underwent successful surgical treatment, and during the immediate postoperative period developed multiple, bilateral pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysms. The large size and multiplicity of the pseudoaneurysms precluded the patient from undergoing thoracic surgery. Successful endovascular coil and wire ...
Lenartova Martina - - 2003
The case of a patient who developed a femoral artery pseudoaneurysm (FAP) following cardiac catheterization is described. It is one of the most troublesome complications after various invasive cardiovascular procedures related to the femoral arterial access site. Iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms (IPA) form when an arterial puncture site fails to seal, allowing ...
Orsenigo Elena - - 2003
The aim of this study was to demonstrate the usefulness of endovascular treatment for gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm with an arteriovenous fistula after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation. We describe the case of a 38-year-old man who underwent successful simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation. An asymptomatic pseudoaneurysm of the donor gastroduodenal artery with an arteriovenous ...
Biebl Matthias - - 2003
Endovascular stent graft repair of traumatic vessel injuries is gaining worldwide acceptance as a minimally invasive alternative to open surgical repair. However, effective endovascular repair fails if the aneurysm is not completely excluded. Conversion to open surgery may be unavoidable in such cases. Herein we describe the case of a ...
Padidar Arash M - - 2003
Femoral artery pseudoaneurysms, a complication of femoral arterial puncture, is increasing in frequency with the proliferation of endovacular interventions. Pseudoaneurysms have historically been treated by open surgical repair, and more recently by ultrasound-guided compression. Ultrasound-guided compression is painful, and has a relatively low success rate of 51% to 73%. Since ...
Milano Aldo D - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Introduction of the modified Bentall procedure with the button technique has reduced but not eliminated anastomotic complications in patients receiving a composite aortic conduit. Particularly the true incidence of coronary ostial complications such as stenosis, kinking or pseudoaneurysm formation needs to be assessed. METHODS: We reviewed 71 patients receiving ...
de Jonge Ingeborg - - 2003
PURPOSE: To report successful coil embolization of a rare traumatic pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm. CASE REPORT: A 57-year-old man developed a pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm 14 days after he had been stabbed with a knife in the left lung. The pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed with contrast-enhanced computed tomography and confirmed by pulmonary arteriography. ...
Suzuki Toshio - - 2003
We report the case of a patient with chronic pancreatitis that was complicated by the rare occurrence of a pseudoaneurysm of the gastroduodenal artery that ruptured into the superior mesenteric vein. The patient, a 65-year-old alcoholic man, suddenly experienced hematemesis. Gastroesophagoscopy revealed bleeding from esophageal varices; the hemorrhaging was controlled ...
Campbell Amy S - - 2003
Carotid artery pseudoaneurysms are detected most commonly after acute traumatic injuries to the head and neck. Pseudoaneurysms of the carotid artery are rare after blunt trauma. The most common site of injury occurs in the internal carotid artery with greater than 70 per cent of those injuries resulting from motor ...
Wada S - - 2003
We describe a case of a 75-year-old man with abdominal aortic and right femoral tuberculous pseudoaneurysms 32 months after intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin therapy for bladder cancer. These aneurysms were probably brought on by systemic infection by Mycobacterium bovis. The infrarenal aorta and right common femoral artery were successfully replaced with ...
Tseng Albert - - 2003
PURPOSE: To report the use of a coronary stent-graft for the endovascular treatment of a spontaneous internal carotid artery (ICA) dissection complicated by a large pseudoaneurysm. CASE REPORT: A 68-year-old man presented to an outside hospital with complaints of headache, severe left-sided neck pain, fever, chills, and vomiting. Contrast-enhanced computed ...
Ozdemir Hüseyin - - 2003
Pseudoaneurysm of the dorsalis pedis artery is an uncommon condition that is usually caused by a traumatic injury or an iatrogenic intervention. The patient usually complains of an enlarging painless, pulsatile mass. A tentative diagnosis may be made by palpation of the pulsatile mass and detection of an associated systolic ...
Patel Jai V - - 2003
Pseudoaneurysms of the hepatic artery are a rare complication of liver transplantation. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to avoid life-threatening hemorrhage. Conventional treatment consists of surgical resection and vascular reconstruction or transarterial coil embolization. More recently, percutaneous thrombin injection has been successfully used in the treatment of femoral artery ...
Di Carlo Isidoro - - 2003
The authors report a complication of a totally implantable arterial device in a patient in which the device was inserted to prevent recurrence of hepatic metastasis. After intrahepatic chemotherapy, during the nursing of the totally implantable arterial device, the patient developed a mass close to the duodenal loop that disappeared ...
Vanninen R L - - 2003
This case illustrates successful treatment of a large postoperative intrasellar pseudoaneurysm with a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-covered stent. The advantages and potential disadvantages of this novel method of treatment are discussed. A previously healthy 59-year-old man underwent transsphenoidal operative treatment for hypophyseal macroadenoma, complicated by bleeding. On the 17th postoperative day the ...
Sparrow Patrick - - 2003
Pancreatic pseudoaneurysm is a relatively uncommon complication of chronic pancreatitis, with an associated high mortality if rupture or hemorrhage occurs. We present a case of pancreatic pseudoaneurysm complicating pancreatitis which was successfully treated by direct percutaneous injection of thrombin into the aneurysmal sac. Follow-up at 8 weeks did not demonstrate ...
Bestetti Reinaldo B - - 2003
A 52-year-old man presented with heart failure of 1 month duration. He had undergone aortic valve and root replacement 30 months before admission. A continuous murmur was heard in the second intercostal space at the parasternal border. Aortography showed a pseudoaneurysm surrounding the aorta, whereas color Doppler study revealed flow ...
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