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Pasklinsky Garri - - 2009
We present 2 cases of hemorrhage from a visceral artery pseudoaneurysm, managed successfully with endovascular covered stent placement. The first case was a 59-year-old man, 3 months after a laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for adenoma, presenting with diffuse abdominal pain. The patient was evaluated with a computed tomography scan revealing a ...
Franz Randall W - - 2008
A 22-year-old man sustained 4 gunshot wounds to the upper torso resulting in left pneumothorax, an expanding right neck hematoma, left humerus fracture, a traumatic arteriovenous fistula from the right subclavian artery to the right brachiocephalic vein, and pseudoaneurysm formation from partial transection of the right subclavian artery. The patient ...
de Koning Heleen D - - 2008
PURPOSE: The development of endovascular repair of popliteal aneurysms has provided an alternative, minimally invasive way of treatment. We present a case of a late type-I endoleak, after previous exclusion of a popliteal pseudoaneurysm, leading to rupture and massive hematoma, which was excluded in a hybrid procedure. CASE REPORT: A ...
Heffernan E J - - 2008
Pseudoaneurysm of the subclavian artery is a rare but serious condition generally occurring as a result of penetrating injury to the shoulder region, often iatrogenic. As well as the potential for distal ischaemia, this condition can result in compression of adjacent structures. Untreated it can lead to rupture with life-threatening ...
Bustamante M - - 2009
Prosthetic infection is one of the most serious complications of vascular surgery, and its treatment remains a surgical challenge. Good results have been reported using in situ replacement with arterial allografts, but late degeneration of the graft itself may necessitate further repair. We report a case of rupture and pseudoaneurysm ...
Basile Antonio - - 2008
Endovascular treatment options for visceral artery pseudoaneurysms depend on lesion location and size. Exclusion methods fall into two categories, embolization and stent placement, and these procedures aim to exclude the pseudoaneurysm from the circulation and if possible to maintain distal blood flow. Embolization of the afferent artery can be used ...
Biswas D - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: We report a rare case of iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery secondary to endoscopic sphenoid surgery. METHOD: The management of this unusual complication and a review of the literature are presented. RESULTS: A 65-year-old woman presented with intractable epistaxis four days following endoscopic sphenoid sinus surgery. Initial, ...
Ueno Tetsuya - - 2008
We report a case of intervalvular fibrosa pseudoaneurysm, causing massive shunt flow from the left ventricle below the left coronary cusp to the left atrium above the anterior mitral annulus, which was clearly demonstrated on preoperative three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Superior extension of the right-sided left atriotomy toward the pseudoaneurysm, combined ...
Mandeville K - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Pseudoaneurysms in deep or unusual sites raise the possibility of an underlying vessel wall disorder. REPORT: A 28-year-old woman presented with pain and swelling of her calf, with no history of trauma. Angiography diagnosed a peroneal artery pseudoaneurysm, which we embolised successfully. Subsequent genetic analysis revealed the COL3A1 mutation, ...
Narayanan Govindarajan - - 2008
The uncommon presentation of an arterioportal fistula (APF) involving the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) associated with a pseudoaneurysm represents a therapeutic challenge. We present the case of a 24-year-old female admitted to the hospital after multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen; the patient underwent multiple surgeries and, in the process, ...
Osmán Ignacio - - 2009
Vascular complications represent a significant cause of morbidity and mortality following a kidney transplant. Pseudoaneurysms are rare, occurring in approximately 1% of cases. We present a 15-yr-old patient who received a kidney transplant in the right iliac fossa. Thirty-six days following the transplant, the patient was admitted to the hospital ...
Momoh Adeyiza O - - 2008
Aortic pseudoaneurysm following lumbar laminectomy is a rare but potentially life-threatening complication. We report a case of a 49-year-old female patient who developed a pulsatile abdominal mass and pain following a lumbar laminectomy procedure. An aortic pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed which was successfully treated with endovascular stent-graft exclusion. This report represents ...
Masumoto Hidetoshi - - 2008
A 56-year-old woman was seen who had been under hemodialysis treatment. In September 2003, the patient was sent to our hospital with fever and dyspnea, and artificial respiration was initiated. Bronchoscopy detected stenosis due to compression of the bronchus. Contrast computed tomography and angiography detected a pseudoaneurysm of the right ...
Hayashi Yasuhiko - - 2008
A 48-year-old man presented with a pseudoaneurysm at the cervical portion of the left internal carotid artery (ICA) secondary to infection in the deep neck space. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging demonstrated enhancement of the wall of the ICA and a pseudoaneurysm, considered to be sequelae of infection spread. ICA occlusion ...
Ohlow Marc-Alexander - - 2008
The case of a patient who developed a femoral artery pseudoaneurysm following cardiac catheterization is described. After 2 failed attempts of ultrasound-guided compression repair, the patient underwent percutaneous thrombin injection with, beside of complete closure of the pseudoaneurysm, a severe limb ischemia due to distal thrombin migration with consecutive clot ...
Balaz P - - 2008
The life-saving procedures for patients in chronic renal failure (CRF) are hemodialysis (HD) or successful kidney transplantation. HD requires a properly placed and functioning vascular access, most often obtained by creating an arteriovenous fistula (AVF). The long-term patency of AVFs is limited, in addition to other factors, by the development ...
Kalapatapu Venkat R - - 2008
Pseudoaneurysms may arise from any artery in the human body. Most commonly found to involve the femoral artery after angiography, the presentation may vary from being clinically silent to a life-threatening emergency scenario. Recognition of this condition and treatment largely depend on the hemodynamic stability and anatomy of the pseudoaneurysm. ...
Stirling Michael J - - 2008
The authors present a case study of a neck hematoma presenting within hours of carotid artery stent placement. Subsequently, delayed pseudoaneurysm formation was noted. The purpose of this communication is to describe this case and present the treatment options, including the clinical success of delayed surgical intervention in this patient.
Srinivasaiah Narasimhaiah - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Complications from gallstones and laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be serious and fatal if there is a delay in recognition and treatment. We aim to present two unusual, life threatening vascular complications as a result of gallstones and laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Their management is highlighted with a brief review of literature. METHODS: ...
Levisianos I - - 2008
The most common presentation of a pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery is from trauma as a pulsatile cystic lesion in the region of the temple, which tends to enlarge steadily, accompanied by a persistent throbbing headache. Histologically they are dissimilar from true aneurysms as they do not contain all ...
Gabbieri Davide - - 2008
Reoperation for pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta presents a surgical challenge. Instituting femorofemoral bypass and establishing hypothermic circulatory arrest is a well-known strategy, although not free from complications. We report a case of mycotic pseudoaneurysm after coronary artery bypass in a 53-year-old man, at the site of previous aortic cannulation, ...
Park In Ho - - 2008
Pseudoaneurysm arising from the superficial temporal artery (STA) is a rare and potentially critical cause of palpable mass. Most pseudoaneurysms form as a result of blunt trauma and present as painless, pulsatile mass that may be associated with pathologic finding and enlarged size. We report a rare case of pseudoaneurysm ...
Barshes Neal R - - 2008
INTRODUCTION: Hemodialysis access-related pseudoaneurysm is a known complication in patients requiring hemodialysis via prosthetic arteriovenous grafts (AVGs). The traditional treatment strategy of AVG-related pseudoaneurysms is either AVG ligation or interposition replacement with another prosthetic graft segment or autogenous veins. PATIENTS AND METHODS: From June 2002 to August 2007, 32 self-expanding ...
D'Ayala Marcus - - 2008
Ultrasound-guided thrombin injection (UGTI) has emerged as the preferred treatment modality for pseudoaneurysms occurring as a result of percutaneous femoral arterial interventions. UGTI is safe and effective, with few complications. Native arterial thrombosis has been rarely reported in the literature following UGTI and has usually been attributed to excessive thrombin ...
Heis Hussein A - - 2008
OBJECTIVES: Postcatheterization femoral artery pseudoaneurysm is a troublesome complication following percutaneous canulations of the femoral artery. Both diagnostic and therapeutic options in the management of these pseudoaneurysms have changed dramatically, with surgery being required only rarely. We aimed to perform a comprehensive review of our experience, techniques and results in ...
Finkelstein Ariel - - 2008
Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm is a common complication associated with cardiac catheterization procedures. Ultrasound-based techniques (e.g., mechanical compression, thrombin injection) and open surgical intervention are frequently used in the management of pseudoaneurysm. The investigators report their prospective experience with a novel method for the treatment of pseudoaneurysm after cardiac catheterization using ...
Nakamura Yoshihide - - 2008
Iliacus hematoma associated with femoral nerve palsy is a very rare but considerable complication of hip arthroplasty. A 76-year-old woman had femoral nerve palsy 6 months after revision hip arthroplasty using a reinforcement plate. Computed tomography and selective angiography revealed the pseudoaneurysm on an extension of one of the screws ...
Harjai Kishore J - - 2008
We describe the case of an 81-year-old male who presented with a rapidly expanding neck hematoma from a common carotid artery pseudoaneurysm. Percutaneous repair using the right femoral artery approach was unsuccessful due to a hostile aortic arch. Using a small left thoracotomy and antegrade left ventricular access to the ...
Levis Joel T - - 2008
Pseudoaneurysms may occur in the groin after catheterization of the femoral artery but may also occur in arteriovenous shunting for dialysis after placement of indwelling catheters or after direct trauma to an artery. We report a unique cause of radial artery pseudoaneurysm at the wrist related to a cat bite ...
Marco de Lucas Enrique - - 2008
Vascular complications after third molar extraction are very rare but may cause a life-threatening situation. The case presented is that of a 25-year-old male who appeared at our emergency department with severe dyspnea and increasing swelling of the left submandibular area 3 days after dental extraction. CT angiography and digital ...
Chun Hyoung-Joon - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Extracranial pseudoaneurysm is barely noticed after head injury, and therefore, recognizing such sequels is amenable when there is severe initial injury, unexplained intracranial bleeding, or neurologic sequelae. We report such an unexpected case of intraorbital pseudoaneurysm presenting as delayed intraparenchymal hemorrhage. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 71-year-old man with traumatic brain ...
Shao John H - - 2008
A 61-year-old woman had stenting of the left circumflex coronary artery. She had a repeat coronary angiogram the day after stenting because of hypotension and orthopnea. The left circumflex stent was patent. A transesophageal echocardiogram showed a 2.5 cm x 3.0-cm mass in the atrioventricular groove compressing the left atrium. ...
Park S W - - 2008
A 41-year-old man presented with alcoholic liver cirrhosis with ascites and clotting abnormality. After therapeutic paracentesis, haemoperitoneum ensued without colour Doppler ultrasound or CT evidence of pseudoaneurysm or haematoma at the site of paracentesis. However, an angiogram of the inferior epigastric artery revealed an obvious small pseudoaneurysm arising from its ...
Kanko M - - 2008
There are various causes of the formation of arterial pseudoaneurysms, including trauma, surgical procedures, infection and iatrogenic injuries. A popliteal aneurysm was detected in a patient with pain and discomfort in his leg. The patient had a history of knee surgery. The aneurysm was treated surgically. Aneurysms following penetrating arterial ...
Wolfe Stacey Quintero - - 2008
Extracranial carotid artery (CA) aneurysms are rare in the pediatric population and are usually the result of connective tissue disorders, traumatic dissection, or infection. The authors present the case of a large calcified internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm of obscure origins presenting with embolic stroke in a child. Aneurysm excision and ...
Menon Shaji C - - 2008
Endovascular therapy is emerging as a minimally invasive therapy in the treatment of high-risk patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms. We report on an 81-year-old male who developed a large distal anastomotic pseudoaneurysm after undergoing surgical repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The pseudoaneurysm was successfully treated by embolization utilizing a ...
Doiz E - - 2008
Traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the deep femoral artery are only encountered infrequently in sports medical literature. We present the case of a male who, after practising full-contact karate, experienced pain and oedema in the right thigh. The ultrasound results and the arteriography showed the presence of a pseudoaneurysm in a branch ...
Becher Christoph - - 2008
This is a case report of recurrent hemarthrosis of the knee joint over 3 months. The patient, a 47-year-old male had three arthroscopic procedures with multiple joint punctures over a 3-month-period prior to our initial consultation. The first procedure (arthroscopic synovectomy) was done for suspected infection following a series of ...
Lee Kyungwoo - - 2008
Coil embolization to occlude the feeding artery of a pseudoaneurysm is an effective treatment to control hemoptysis. However, a feeding artery of the pseudoaneurysm may not be identified at pulmonary angiography, resulting in a failure to obtain embolization. We describe here two cases of a Rasmussen aneurysm that was successfully ...
Yi A C - - 2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Endovascular treatment of vascular lesions has revolutionized the treatment of arterial pseudoaneurysms. We describe our experience in treating carotid or vertebral pseudoaneurysms with covered stents. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten patients with carotid or vertebral pseudoaneurysms treated with self-expanding or balloon-expandable covered stents were retrospectively reviewed after we ...
Rispoli Pietro - - 2008
Pseudoaneurysms of the sovra-aortic trunks are uncommon lesions that usually have a post-traumatic etiology. The singular case of a patient who developed an innominate artery pseudoaneurysm (IAP) where a stent had been inserted 12 years earlier to manage severe innominate trunk stenosis is described. A chronic and large (8 cm ...
Soyer Philippe - - 2008
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the role of transcatheter arterial embolization in the management of severe postpartum haemorrhage due to a ruptured pseudoaneurysm and to analyse the clinical symptoms that may suggest a pseudoaneurysm as a cause of postpartum haemorrhage. A retrospective search of our database ...
Ding Hao - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Nontraumatic and noninfectious pseudoaneurysms with similar shape of true saccular aneurysm on the circle of Willis are rare. CASE DESCRIPTIONS: Two patients with such pseudoaneurysms are reported, one is a 37-year-old man, the other is a 50-year-old woman. They presented with sudden headache; CT scan showed subarachnoid hemorrhage in ...
Sim Sook Young - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Traumatic intracranial pseudoaneurysms in children must be completely secured from the parent artery because of significant morbidity and mortality from the high risk of rebleeding. However, the trapping of the parent artery involves the risk of ischemia changes distal to the trapped artery and the perforator injury. We describe ...
Marcu Constantin B - - 2008
A 59-year-old man with multiple risk factors for coronary artery disease who had been in a motor vehicle accident 30 years earlier presented with new-onset angina pectoris. During cardiac catheterization, an ill-defined dense area was noted in the mediastinum. Chest radiography showed an area of calcification around the proximal descending ...
Elshershari Huda - - 2008
Pseudoaneurysm formation is a dangerous, but uncommon, complication after the Ross procedure. We describe a patient in whom two pseudoaneurysms formed at the proximal suture line of the pulmonary autograft. These were successfully treated percutaneously, one by placement of an Amplatzer Septal Occluder (AGA Medical, Golden Valley, MN), and the ...
Moran Deirdre - - 2008
The frequency of peripheral artery aneurysms in the upper extremities is less than in the lower extremities. Diagnosis and surgical treatment are important because upper extremity aneurysms can severely compromise the function of a limb and possibly lead to the loss of an arm or fingers. Very rarely, posttraumatic upper ...
Miura Takashi - - 2008
In a 57-year-old man with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm developed, induced by the pop phenomenon, after radiofrequency catheter ablation of the posterolateral accessory pathway. The pseudoaneurysm was positioned at the atrioventricular groove with moderate pericardial adhesions, and the rupture site was located just below the P3 annulus of ...
Amirghofran Ahmad Ali - - 2008
A 16-year-old boy was brought to the clinic because of persistence of vomiting. The only positive point was a history of an uneventful car accident 3 months earlier. Chest computed tomography scan showed aneurysmal structure obliterating the esophagus. Further delineation of the aortic anatomy with transesophageal echocardiography disclosed it as ...
Schellhammer Frank - - 2008
Thrombin injection has been proven to be successful in postcatheterization pseudoaneurysms. However, there are only a few reports on the treatment of pseudoaneurysms of the trunk. We report our first experiences using a percutaneous as well as an endovascular access. Eight iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms of the trunk (aorta, n = 4; ...
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