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Elton Victoria J F - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Aneurysms, pseudoaneurysms, and arteriovenous malformations of the maxillary artery are rare. This is why this case report and current opinions regarding therapy are presented. PATIENT: A 41 year old woman presented in 1991 with recurrent pain and swelling in the right infra-auricular region of 3 years duration which was ...
Clevert D-A - - 2007
We report the case of a patient who developed an asymptomatic pseudoaneurysm in the left external iliac artery after transplant nephrectomy. The pseudoaneurysm most probably arose as a suture aneurysm from the external iliac artery after removal of the graft renal artery. Obviously we can not exclude the possibility it ...
Minden Hans-Heinrich - - 2007
Injury of a native coronary vessel during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is very rare. We report a case of a 76-year-old patient who developed a large pseudoaneurysm of the left anterior descending artery following CABG. The patient was then successfully treated by polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE)-stent graft implantation and percutaneous coil ...
Schneider Claus G - - 2007
We report a left common carotid artery pseudoaneurysm in a 47-year-old bricklayer with no prior surgical procedures or acute neck injury. At operation, the pseudoaneurysm was found to be related to ongoing injury to the carotid artery from the tip of the hyoid bone. The most likely explanation for this ...
Abu Hilal M - - 2007
Postoperative pseudoaneurysm formation is one of the most feared complications of pancreatic leak following pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). Surgical repair may be compromised due to a persistent enzymatic insult on the repaired vessel; therefore, preventive measures should be adopted. We report a case of ruptured hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm occurring 12 days following ...
Radeleff Boris - - 2007
We report a rare case of two communicating pseudoaneurysms of the common hepatic artery 1 month postoperatively following pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy due an abscess formation. We describe the superselective transcatheteral embolization technique with deployment of interlocking detachable coils and Histoacryl-Lipiodol in this case and discuss the recent literature. Despite the technical ...
Economopoulos Nikolaos - - 2007
Subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm and occlusion in young patients are usually post-traumatic. We report the case of a 33-year-old diabetic woman with subclavian artery occlusion and pseudoaneurysm formation caused by pulmonary mucormycosis infection. The patient presented with diabetic ketoacidosis, Horner's syndrome, and absent left arm pulses. A cystic lesion of the ...
Ward E V M - - 2007
Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysm formation is a recognized complication of pancreatitis. When associated with an acute episode of pancreatitis, surgical treatment is often difficult due to the inflammatory process that surrounds the pseudoaneurysm. In the stable patient, transcatheter embolization is the treatment of choice of this complication. However, this is not always ...
Nunoo-Mensah Joseph W - - 2007
We report an unusual case of profuse, sporadic hemorrhage from a chronically infected perineal wound after an abdominoperineal resection. Surgical exploration and angiography on two occasions failed to identify the source of bleeding. A pseudoaneurysm of the internal iliac artery was eventually identified with a provocative angiogram using tissue plasminogen ...
Erkut Bilgehan - - 2007
We report the case of a patient with a pseudoaneurysm of the left coronary ostial anastomoses diagnosed 6 years after a Bentall procedure with coronary button anastomoses had been performed. Preoperatively, the pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta was diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography and multislice tomography, and the diagnosis was confirmed ...
Akatsu Tomotaka - - 2007
Spontaneous intracholecystic bleeding is very rare. We report herein a very rare case of a pseudoaneurysm of the cystic artery due to acute cholecystitis. A 58-year-old man presented at the emergency department complaining of colicky pain in the right upper quadrant. Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated an early-enhanced pooling of ...
Kutlu Ramazan - - 2007
Iatrogenic arterial dissection leading to the development of dissecting pseudoaneurysms of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) is a rare complication of angiography. Surgical and endovascular treatment options exist for this important condition. We report a case of bare stent implantation in dissecting pseudoaneurysm of the SMA that developed after angiography ...
Plant Mathew A - - 2007
The hypothenar hammer syndrome describes a constellation of symptoms resulting from repetitive trauma to the hypothenar eminence, often due to the use of the hand as a hammer. Sequelae of this syndrome include both true and false aneurysms, as well as thrombosis of the ulnar artery due to its vulnerability ...
Sadat Umar - - 2007
Aneurysms of the peroneal artery are infrequent and consist mainly of pseudoaneurysms. This report describes an unusual case of peroneal pseudoaneurysm developing after thromoboembolectomy with a Fogarty catheter. It was managed successfully using an endovascular technique consisting of selective catheterization and coil embolization. The coils were placed in the peroneal ...
Kang Kyung Pyo - - 2008
Renal arteriovenous fistula or pseudoaneurysms developing after invasive procedures are either asymptomatic or show only transient symptoms. We describe here a case of symptomatic renal artery pseudoaneurysm that presented with gross hematuria and azotemia. The pseudoaneurysm of renal artery was diagnosed by ultrasonography and abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and ...
Amistà P - - 2006
Summary: Pseudoaneurysm treatment with overlapping stents may be a useful technique to reduce flow and enhance thrombosis in the aneurysmal sac. We treated a pseudoaneurysm of the left carotid artery in a patient with a history of bilateral carotid thromboendarterectomy by placing three stents and overlapping them at the level ...
Mejdoubi M - - 2006
Summary: We describe the case of a 68-year-old woman who had a mandibular titanium plate reconstruction following surgery for a parotid carcinoma. Fifteen months later she presented bleeding episodes related to a pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery located just above the bulb. This was probably related to the weakening ...
Guerra Requena M - - 2006
Renal artery pseudoaneurysms are rare after blunt abdominal trauma. Pseudoaneurysms are caused by decelerating injuries of the renal artery after major falls or car accidents. Patients may be asymptomatic for months or years, and the pseudoaneurysm may expand and rupture before diagnosis or treatment. We report a case of distal ...
Su Jang Wen - - 2006
PURPOSE: To report the need for multiple surgical interventions to treat recurrent aortic aneurysms in a patient with Cogan syndrome. CASE REPORT: A 17-year-old Chinese man with clinical Marfanoid features had a left common carotid artery pseudoaneurysm electively repaired with an autologous saphenous vein graft. Four months later, he presented ...
Hovis Christopher L - - 2006
A 57-year-old white man with a hypermetabolic right upper-lobe mass underwent treatment with wedge resection. During the immediate postoperative period, a right middle-lobe pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm developed. After unsuccessful transcatheter coil embolization, fluoroscopically and sonographically guided percutaneous thrombin injection was performed, with complete thrombosis of the pseudoaneurysm.
Alhan C - - 2007
Conventional surgical repair of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysms following prior cardiac operations is performed with a high operative mortality. We report a 67 year old female patient with an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm detected 3 years after coronary bypass surgery. The patient was treated with ascending aortic endovascular stent graft placement and ...
Jaff M R - - 2006
BACKGROUND: The StarClose Vascular Closure System (Abbott Vascular, Redwood City, CA) features a nitinol clip that is designed to achieve closure of the femoral arteriotomy access site. The CLIP Study was performed to assess the safety and efficacy of StarClose when compared with standard manual compression following 5-6 French diagnostic ...
Heye Sam - - 2006
A 75-year-old woman with a history of coronary artery bypass surgery complicated by mediastinitis presented with hemoptysis and fever. An enlarging pseudoaneurysm of the ascending aorta was found on computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging. After a bypass graft procedure for cerebral and cardiac protection, two endoprosthetic cuffs, which ...
Cho Michael N - - 2006
The differentiation of left ventricular pseudoaneurysm from true aneurysm is sometimes difficult. Given the propensity for pseudoaneurysms to rupture leading to cardiac tamponade, shock, and death, compared with a more benign natural history for true aneurysms, accurate diagnosis of these conditions is clinically important. Clinical symptoms, physical examination findings, electrocardiograms, ...
Lee Jun Woo - - 2006
There had been no previous reports of ruptured pseudoaneurysm of inferior phrenic artery shortly after blunt abdominal trauma. Traumatic arterial pseudoaneurysms are either iatrogenic or the result of penetrating injuries and one of the sequelae of trauma. Post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm develops at varying time intervals after the initial insult. To our ...
Eason Daniel Eric - - 2006
We report the case of a 25-year-old female who presented to the emergency department with vaginal bleeding after a cesarean section. A diagnosis of pseudoaneurysm of the uterine artery was established radiologically; however, failure to consider this potentially life-threatening complication of cesarean section resulted in unnecessary morbidity. Doppler sonography and ...
Kaw Leoncio L LL - - 2006
Although uncommon, bleeding following pancreaticoduodenectomy is associated with high mortality. Management generally includes surgical reexploration or, alternatively, transarterial embolization. We report the case of a 62-year-old man who presented with massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding 3 weeks after pancreaticoduodenectomy. Selective coeliac angiography revealed a large pseudoaneurysm involving the proper hepatic artery. ...
Karimian F - - 2006
Pseudoaneurysm of the inferior epigastric artery complicating ileostomy construction is described in a 25-year-old woman. She underwent total abdominal perineal proctocolectomy with a permanent ileostomy constructed through the right rectus muscle. 15 days later, she abruptly developed significant bleeding through the ileostomy that recurred two more times. Endoscopy performed through ...
Kumar R - - 2006
Priapism is an uncommon but serious condition with major long-term sequelae. The commoner, ischemic variety is a medical emergency requiring immediate intervention in order to avoid erectile dysfunction. However,the high flow variety is non-ischemic and the patient may not seek immediate therapy. The options of management for this rare, painless ...
Chen Shih-Yi - - 2006
Diagnosis of pseudoaneurysm of the aorta or its main branches is a challenge in patients with blunt chest trauma. Computed tomography helps to demonstrate intrathoracic hemorrhage and suspected great vascular injury when a chest radiograph reveals widening of the mediastinum. Aortic angiography remains the gold standard in the determination of ...
Grande A M - - 2006
Pseudoaneurysm of the internal mammary artery can be a rare complication of surgery, particularly post-sternotomy, or determined by a direct trauma, usually a stab wound. This report presents a pseudoaneurysm by a stab, diagnosed by chest computed tomography scan performed for hemothorax recurrence. The patient underwent left thoracotomy in third ...
Vahedian Jalal - - 2006
Pseudoaneurysm of the infrarenal aorta due to Behcet s disease is very rare. We report a case of pseudoaneurysm associated with Behcet s disease in a 17-year-old boy with a recurrent right ventricular thrombus successfully treated with revascularization using arterial homograft patch. Echocardiography examination revealed a right ventricular mass, thought ...
Maroo Anjli - - 2006
Pseudoaneurysms in the coronary circulation are an uncommon occurrence that can develop spontaneously in the setting of atherosclerosis or can develop after catheter-based coronary interventions. The natural history, clinical outcome, and optimal therapy for pseudoaneurysms in the coronary circulation are not clearly established. Recent advances in the techniques and technologies ...
Biron Adi - - 2006
Pseudoaneurysm of the carotid artery is a rare complication of deep neck space infection. It carries a high mortality rate even when treated appropriately. We report a case of a pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery in a 2-year-old child who had a neck infection without an associated abscess. The ...
Shigematsu Yoshinori - - 2006
We report a case of nontraumatic rupture of the lumbar artery that led to a pseudoaneurysm in the vertebral body and massive retroperitoneal to retropleural hematoma. The pseudoaneurysm was successfully treated by endovascular embolization. To our knowledge, idiopathic rupture of the lumbar artery has been reported in a limited number ...
Chou Mei-Chun - - 2006
Ruptured mycotic pulmonary pseudoaneurysm is a lethal complication. Emergent surgical repair is usually recommended, but still associated with a high mortality rate. We present a patient in whom mycotic pulmonary pseudoaneurysm was a complication after surgical lobectomy 2 weeks earlier. This patient had suffered from repeated massive hemoptysis. After emergent ...
Sakamoto Hiroaki - - 2006
Posttraumatic pseudoaneurysms of the brachiocephalic artery are relatively rare. We report the case of a 64-year-old man who presented with a large posttraumatic brachiocephalic aneurysm and recurrent pneumonia. Further examination revealed tracheal obstruction by the aneurysm. The patient underwent aneurysmectomy and ascending aorta-right subclavian artery bypass with retrograde cerebral perfusion ...
Singh Manmohan - - 2006
Traumatic aneurysms of middle meningeal artery (MMA) are rare. Traumatic MMA aneurysms usually present with extradural hematomas, whereas intradural intraparenchymal hematomas are exceedingly rare. We report a 30-year-old man who presented 1 year after head injury with spontaneous right frontal intraparenchymal hematoma. Investigations revealed a MMA pseudoaneurysm, which was successfully ...
Loukas Marios - - 2006
Pseudoaneurysm (dissecting aneurysm) of the membranous septum is a rare occasion. Clinically, aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms not only have the potential to reduce ventricular size, but also can be further complicated by rupture of the aneurysm and by promoting tricuspid insufficiency, aortic valve prolapse, ventricular outflow tract obstruction, and bacterial endocarditis. ...
Tubbs R Shane - - 2006
Complications following cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion procedures are protean. The formation of pseudoaneurysms after the placement of a ventricular catheter as part of a CSF diversion procedure is presumably quite rare. The authors report the case of a child in whom a pericallosal artery pseudoaneurysm developed following the endoscopic insertion ...
Lee Chang-Young - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Traumatic aneurysms of the internal maxillary artery are extremely rare. We report a case of traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the pharyngeal artery, a branch of the internal maxillary artery, presenting with hematemesis and hematochezia. CASE DESCRIPTION: An 18-year-old man presented with deep drowsy consciousness after a motor vehicle accident, in ...
Qaisar A Shah; Hospital ...
We describe a case of traumatic pseudoaneurysm of middle meningeal artery in a patient after a head trauma. The aneurysm was associated with epidural hemorrhage and was treated successfully with coil embolization.
Gulati Gurpreet S - - 2006
Although aneurysmal complications of sickle cell anemia have been described in the intracranial circulation, visceral artery pseudoaneurysms in this disease entity have not previously been reported in the literature. Conventional treatment of visceral pseudoaneurysms has been surgical ligation or resection of the aneurysm. Transcatheter embolization has emerged as an attractive, ...
Mourikis Dimitrios - - 2006
A 26-year-old drug abuser who presented with sepsis was found to have a pseudoaneurysm in the left vertebral artery. This aneurysm was presumed to be post-traumatic, since the patient reported multiple attempts to inject drugs in the left jugular vein 15 days prior to admission. The pseudoaneurysm was treated effectively ...
Sibtain N - - 2006
Summary: The use of covered stents to treat traumatic carotid artery pseudoaneurysms is increasingly being documented. Adjunctive antiplatelet therapy is mandatory. We present a case of bilateral traumatic carotid artery pseudoaneuryms in which antiplatelet therapy was contraindicated at presentation, thereby dictating alternative treatment with coil embolization alone. Subsequent aneurysmal recurrence ...
Murphy M - - 2006
Traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the superficial temporal artery are uncommon. They present to a variety of specialities - orthopaedics, ear, nose and throat, neurosurgery, maxillofacial, plastic surgery, vascular surgery and dermatology. Experience managing these lesions is therefore limited and diluted. We present a case of a giant, traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the ...
Hirai Shinji - - 2006
We report on the rare and successful surgical treatment of a case of spontaneous rupture of the ascending thoracic aorta resulting in a mimicking pseudoaneurysm. A 72-year-old male who had complained of sudden onset of severe chest pain was admitted to our hospital. Initially, acute type A closing aortic dissection ...
Medina Carlos R - - 2006
Pseudoaneurysms of abdominal aorta after inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement are uncommon, with associated morbidity and mortality. We report a case in which an abdominal aortic pseudoaneurysm resulted from erosion of a Bird's Nest (Cook, Bloomington, IN) IVC filter into the wall of the abdominal aorta. A 64-year-old woman ...
Honjo Osami - - 2006
Since aneurysms in patients with Behçet's disease are often pseudoaneurysmal and adjacent arteries are highly inflammatory, there is not only a risk of rupture but also a high incidence of late surgical complications at anastomotic sites. Furthermore, there is no consensus on perioperative medical therapeutic strategy in patients with active ...
Litwinski Roman A - - 2006
Arterial pseudoaneurysms lack all three layers of the arterial wall and are therefore prone to enlargement. They are common after injuries to the artery in the form of blunt trauma, puncture, or prior surgery. They present frequently with swelling, pain, thrombosis, and rupture and occasionally with infection. Options for repair ...
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