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Clark T W - - 2000
We report two patients with arteriovenous hemodialysis fistulas that were complicated by brachial artery pseudoaneurysms. Each pseudoaneurysm was percutaneously thrombosed with an injection of thrombin, using techniques to prevent escape of thrombin into the native brachial artery. In one patient, an angioplasty balloon was inflated across the neck of the ...
Nishizawa S - - 2000
A 43-year-old hypertensive male developed a pseudoaneurysm at the site of a superficial temporal artery (STA)-middle cerebral artery (MCA) anastomosis, causing massive intracerebral hemorrhage 5 years after the operation. He first experienced repeated transient ischemic attacks, and cerebral angiography disclosed complete occlusion in the cervical portion of the left internal ...
Pipkin W - - 2000
Percutaneous femoral artery closure devices are being used routinely after cardiac catheterizations. The use of these devices has been advocated to decrease length of stay, promote early ambulation, and prevent bleeding. We reviewed the use of these devices in our institution and report three cases of infectious complications (two pseudoaneurysms ...
Irwin R J - - 2000
Arterial rupture is a common cause of maternal death. The increased tendency of true and false aneurysms to develop or rupture with advancing gestational age suggests that hemodynamic, hormonal, or other physiologic changes of pregnancy may play a role in their formation. To our knowledge, pseudoaneurysm formation from a carotid ...
Matsushita M - - 2000
A 13-year-old boy with a solitary exostosis of the left femur was seen with a pseudo-aneurysm of the popliteal artery. When left leg pain occurred 3 months earlier, radiographic examination revealed an exostosis with a cartilage cap. Serial radiographic examination demonstrated gradual disruption of the cartilage cap of the exostosis ...
Grabs A J - - 2000
PURPOSE: To describe a technique for the endovascular treatment of aortoenteric fistula. METHODS AND RESULTS: A 67-year-old man who had undergone aortobi-iliac grafting for aneurysmal disease 8 years previously presented with life-threatening upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Endoscopy after resuscitation did not identify the source of the bleeding. Computed tomographic (CT) scanning ...
Evans J D - - 2000
Pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication of surgery or trauma around the knee. A 30-year-old man presented 10 days following anterior cruciate ligament repair with a 2 cm pulsatile swelling on the medial side of the knee. Angiography demonstrated a pseudoaneurysm of the medial inferior genicular artery. Surgical exploration and ligation ...
Giles R A - - 2000
A patient with a pseudoaneurysm of the distal abdominal aorta, which developed as the result of complicated gallstone pancreatitis, is reported. The aorta was bypassed with an axillofemoral-femorofemoral graft; the pseudoaneurysm was resected, and the infrarenal aorta was oversewn. The patient survived a complicated postoperative course and was discharged with ...
Murphy R X RX - - 2000
Pseudoaneurysms of the radial artery are uncommon and most often localized in an area of penetrating vascular trauma or iatrogenic injury. Hypoplasia of the ulnar artery is even more rare. We report a case of bilateral radial artery pseudoaneurysms associated with complete absence of any ulnar contribution to the vascularity ...
Tsutsumi M - - 2000
A 48-year-old male without marked blood coagulation disorder developed a pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery (STA) following craniotomy. Cerebral angiography revealed a pseudoaneurysm on the parietal branch of the STA. Total extirpation was performed, and the postoperative course was uneventful. Most pseudoaneurysms of the STA develop after trauma. Lesions ...
Simionato F - - 2000
PURPOSE: To report a case demonstrating successful endovascular treatment of a right common carotid artery pseudoaneurysm using a commercially prepared balloon-expandable covered stent. METHODS AND RESULTS: A 50-year-old man was evaluated for syncopal episodes. He had a history of severe trauma sustained in a motor vehicle accident 3 years before ...
Mercan S - - 2000
Behçet's syndrome is a multisystem disorder with unknown etiology. Clinically it is mostly seen as a systemic vasculitis; almost 30% of the patients have vascular involvements, and most of these are venous thrombosis and arterial aneurysms. Obstructions of the femoral and tibial arteries have also been reported in the literature. ...
Steinkamp H J - - 2000
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: This 3-year study was performed to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of ultrasound-guided compression (UGC) in the treatment of postinterventional pseudoaneurysms (PAs). METHODS: One hundred ten PAs were sonographically diagnosed after peripheral or cardiac interventions. In 98 patients (65 men and 33 women; age range, 44-79 years), ...
Hye R J - - 2000
The marked increase in performance of percutaneous catheter-based vascular interventions combined with aggressive anticoagulation regimens has resulted in a greater frequency of iatrogenic femoral artery pseudoaneurysms. Of the available treatment modalities, ultrasound-guided compression has been shown to be widely available, easy to perform, noninvasive, effective, safe, and inexpensive. It is ...
Coldwell D M - - 2000
BACKGROUND: The sequelae of blunt injury to the carotid arteries are unusual, but pseudoaneurysms causing subsequent strokes are devastating. The utility of treatment of these pseudoaneurysms was examined. METHODS: All patients at a Level I trauma center with previously documented traumatic risk factors were assessed for blunt injury to the ...
Yamaguchi K - - 2000
We present a case of pancreatic pseudoaneurysm converted from a pseudocyst. Contrast-enhanced CT disclosed a round enhancing lesion at the previously identified pseudocyst, and angiography confirmed the diagnosis of a pseudoaneurysm. The pseudoaneurysm was successfully treated by arterial embolization. We believe arterial embolization to be the treatment of choice for ...
Ferrer-Puchol M D - - 2000
We report a case of a traumatic pseudoaneurysm and arteriovenous fistula in the groin of a drug abuser. Gray-scale and Doppler sonography were used to establish the diagnosis. Gray-scale sonography revealed an anechoic, ovoid, 7 x 4 cm mass posterior to the right superficial femoral artery, which was displaced anteriorly, ...
Schoder M - - 2000
Percutaneous transcatheter embolization of splanchnic artery aneurysms is a minimally invasive and alternative therapy to conventional surgical intervention. Due to a high-grade stenosis at the origin of the celiac trunk, a retrograde approach to the celiac trunk pseudoaneurysm via the gastroduodenal artery was necessary. To prevent undesirable embolization into the ...
Maleux G - - 2000
We report a case of retroperitoneal hemorrhage due to multiple, small pseudoaneurysms complicating a chronic alcoholic pancreatitis. Cross-sectional imaging with CT and US could not clearly depict these vascular lesions. Selective arteriography of the superior mesenteric and gastroduodenal arteries clearly showed the small pseudoaneurysms and definitive treatment was performed by ...
Shankar K R - - 2000
Priapism is an uncommon problem in childhood. Most of the reported cases are in boys with sickle-cell disease or leukaemia. It occurs as a result of venous outflow obstruction, resulting in engorgement of the corpora cavernosa, and is termed "low-flow" priapism. In a small group of children priapism is due ...
Masatsugu T - - 2000
Hemorrhagic pseudoaneurysm of pancreatic pseudocyst is one of the serious complications of acute pancreatitis. We successfully treated three patients who had hemorrhagic pseudocyst and pseudocyst with pseudoaneurysm by pancreatectomy. Case 1 was 43-year-old Japanese man who had had several episodes of acute pancreatitis and was diagnosed with hemorrhagic pseudoaneurysm of ...
Widjaja A - - 1999
A 51 year old male patient with a history of chronic alcohol consumption and recurrent pancreatitis was referred to our hospital with jaundice, epigastric pain, severe diarrhoea and weight loss of 28 kg within the last 12 months. A CT scan of the abdomen 4 months before admission had shown ...
Girishkumar H T - - 1999
Pseudoaneurysms of the extracranial carotid vessels have a varied etiopathogenesis. Cases have been attributed to spontaneous rupture, following tonsillectomy or peritonsillar abscesses, trauma, postanastamotic and, rarely, postirradiation, and ECMO. The authors present a case of a pseudoaneurysm involving the carotid artery bifurcation following radiation therapy. A saphenous vein graft was ...
Taylor B S - - 1999
The compression of femoral artery pseudoaneurysms is a time consuming, painful, and sometimes unsuccessful procedure. Thrombin injection has been advocated as a superior alternative. In this study, we compare our experiences with both techniques. All the records of femoral artery false aneurysms that were treated in the vascular laboratory from ...
Shirane R - - 1999
A rare case of cerebral pseudoaneurysm located at the internal carotid artery (ICA) was caused by the removal of a ventricular catheter in an infant. This 4-month-old girl underwent ventriculoperitoneal shunt revision, during which the old ventricular catheter was removed from the posterior horn of the left lateral ventricle, but ...
Marcucci L - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Reconstruction of the hepatic artery in infants undergoing liver transplantation presents challenging vascular situations. Microvascular techniques ensure arterial blood flow via small caliber vessels but are insufficient when inflow is poor. In these situations, the use of allogeneic grafts to the supraceliac aorta have been advocated. The development of ...
Marks R M RM Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, - - 1999
A pseudoaneurysm of the peroneal artery or one of its branches is rare after trauma. The diagnosis is frequently delayed, resulting in substantial morbidity to the patient. The infrequent occurrence of this condition has resulted in a lack of diagnostic and treatment guidelines. However, when recognized, prompt attention involving either ...
Ilgit E T - - 1999
Neurofibromatosis is a dominantly inherited, progressive, generalized dysplasia of mesodermal and neuroectodermal tissues. Vascular lesions associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) are mainly characterized by stenosis, occlusion, aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, and rupture or fistula formation of small, medium, and large-sized arteries. The authors hereby present a rare case of NF-1 with ...
Hama Y - - 1999
A 61-year-old man, with pseudoaneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery presenting with gastrointestinal bleeding, was successfully treated by transcatheter embolization using interlocking detachable coils. During the following observation time of 10 months, the patient had no sign of gastrointestinal bleeding. We underline the importance and feasibility of transcatheter embolization as ...
Bruninx G - - 1999
We report the case of a patient who suffered major trauma following a motorcycle accident that resulted in multiple fractures, bilateral hemopneumothorax, pulmonary contusions, and an isthmic rupture of the aorta with a pseudoaneurysm compressing the descending aorta. This compression was responsible for distal hypotension and low flow, leading to ...
Elliott J M - - 1999
Ultrasound guided graded manual compression therapy has become the standard treatment for femoral artery pseudoaneurysms. It entails blunt ultrasound probe compression on the neck of the aneurysm for considerable periods of time. We describe a technique using digital compression after ultrasound localization of the neck enabling easier and more effective ...
Rundback J H - - 1999
Injuries to branches of the superior mesenteric artery are unusual and often difficult to diagnose, yet require prompt recognition and treatment to prevent exsanguinating hemorrhage or bowel ischemia. This report describes a unique case of an ileocolic artery pseudoaneurysm diagnosed using delayed CT imaging and definitively treated by transcatheter embolization. ...
Langer J E - - 1999
The development of an arterial pseudoaneurysm is a rare but reported complication of pelvic surgery. Typically the lesion is discovered because the patient has symptoms related to delayed rupture of the pseudoaneurysm, causing hemorrhage. We report a case in which an uterine artery pseudoaneurysm was detected 14 days after vaginal ...
Elford J - - 1999
Iatrogenic aneurysms are usually postcatheterisation pseudoaneurysms of the femoral artery. Until recently, the treatment of choice was ultrasound guided compression repair. A case of pseudoaneurysm of the axillary artery, arising as a complication of pacemaker insertion in an 83 year old man is reported. Compression repair was not possible in ...
Piciché M - - 1999
Aortic pseudoaneurysm is an unusual complication of cardiac operations. The origin depends on the site of arterial wall disruption. Rupture into the right side of the bronchial tree is an exceedingly rare evolution. Repair is commonly performed using cardiopulmonary bypass. In our report a male patient underwent two procedures for ...
Vanlangenhove P - - 1999
Patients with a visceral aneurysm are at high risk for acute transpapillary, intra-, or retroperitoneal hemorrhage, necessitating either surgical or endovascular therapy. We report an instance of spontaneous thrombosis of a pseudoaneurysm complicating pancreatitis before endovascular treatment could be performed. Causality and the literature of spontaneous thrombosis in pseudoaneurysms are ...
Han K R - - 1999
We describe the first case of an ureteroarterial fistula developing after orthotopic neobladder substitution and its minimally invasive management using endovascular stent grafting. We outline the risk factors for the development of ureteroarterial fistulae and trace the evolution of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities used in the management of these life-threatening ...
Reisner A - - 1999
Pseudoaneurysm formation of the cervical internal carotid artery (ICA) is a rare, potentially lethal complication of deep neck space infection. This entity typically occurs following otolaryngological or upper respiratory tract infection. The pseudoaneurysm is heralded by a pulsatile neck mass, Homer's syndrome, lower cranial neuropathies, and/or hemorrhage that may be ...
Barchiche R - - 1999
A traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the abdominal aorta is a rare entity, occurring as the result of a missed aortic lesion at the time of the initial injury. Therefore, clinical suspicion and careful abdominal exploration at first laparotomy is mandatory to prevent aortic pseudoaneurysm formation and its risk of delayed rupture. ...
Yamaura A - - 1999
The endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms is gaining a definite place in neurosurgery. This is particularly true for treatment using the Guglielmi detachable coil (GDC). "Endovascular treatment or direct surgery?" is a common discussion nowadays. The following papers raise some important issues with respect to this argument. This review also ...
Piccinato C E - - 1999
Several vascular complications are known to occur in association with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and recent publications have called attention to the development of pseudoaneurysms of large arteries in patients with AIDS. We report on 2 patients with AIDS aged 23 and 31 years with pseudoaneurysms of the abdominal ...
Chatterjee T - - 1999
Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm (PA) is a significant complication following diagnostic or therapeutic catheterization. The treatment of choice for femoral artery PA is freehand ultrasound-guided compression repair (UGCR). An alternative method is compression by mechanical devices. The study evaluated the mechanical compression device (FemoStop) with (G1) or without (G2) ultrasound guidance ...
Han K - - 1999
A 21-year-old man with Behçet's syndrome presented with both a left ventricular aneurysm and a left renal artery pseudoaneurysm. After successful embolization of the ruptured pseudoaneurysm, the patient underwent successful repair of the left ventricular aneurysm. Although multiple aneurysms have been reported previously, we believe this to be the first ...
Tan J J - - 1999
A 51-year-old patient suffered a near amputation of the right arm. Replant of the arm was performed and the brachial artery was grafted with a vein. A week later, there was severe bleeding from a leaking pseudoaneurysm at the proximal junction of the grafted artery. This was managed with embolization ...
Wiater J M - - 1999
A male 17-year-old with multiple hereditary exostoses presented with a mass in the distal left thigh several days after lifting weights. An arteriogram showed a popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm adjacent to a femoral osteochondroma. The osteochondroma was excised and the artery was repaired with a saphenous vein interposition graft. A review ...
Koito H - - 1999
A 56-year-old man presented with an inferior myocardial infarction and a huge pseudoaneurysm below the inferior surface of the left ventricle, which had progressed from a small subepicardial aneurysm over a 6-month period. Transthoracic echocardiography, Doppler color flow images, radionuclide angiocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging and contrast ventriculography all revealed an ...
Chamberlin J R JR Division of Cardiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, - - 1999
Transcatheter coronary interventions requiring abciximab (ReoPro) are associated with vascular access site complications. Several devices have been developed to aid in the closure of the femoral arteriotomy, including collagen plug devices (VasoSeal, AngioSeal), percutaneous suture closure (Perclose), and aids to manual compression (Femostop). In 185 patients who received abciximab plus ...
Yoshida K - - 1999
Cannulation of the ascending aorta is the recognized method to achieve arterial return during cardiopulmonary bypass. Mediastinal infection after cardiac surgery can cause disruption at the point of insertion, and give rise to a pseudoaneurysm in the ascending aorta. Although rare, a pseudoaneurysm can occur without clear evidence of infection. ...
Khan T F - - 1999
Vascular complications remain a significant source of morbidity after pancreatic transplantation. We describe a pseudoaneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) with an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) involving the SMA and the superior mesenteric vein (SMV) discovered and treated surgically in the second week after kidney pancreas transplantation. The patient experienced ...
Lell E - - 1999
One month after a successful angioplasty, one of our patients developed a new aneurysm in the right coronary artery (RCA). The aneurysm was characterized as a pseudoaneurysm by the use of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). A stenosis that was not well seen by angiography was better depicted by IVUS. Both the ...
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