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Bilateral Profunda Femoris Artery and Left Common Femoral Artery Aneurysms Presenting as Lower Limb Ischemia.
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PMID:  21501945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare case of bilateral profunda femoris artery aneurysms (PFAAs) and a left common femoral artery aneurysm (CFAA) presenting as lower limb ischemia. An 84-year-old man presented with a sense of coldness and intermittent claudication of his left lower limb. Ultrasonography and computed tomography angiography showed bilateral PFAAs, a left CFAA, and an occlusion of the left popliteal artery. Thrombectomy of the left popliteal artery, exclusion of the bilateral PFAAs, replacement of the left CFAA, and bypass grafting of the right profunda femoris artery were performed. The patient had an uneventful postoperative course and was discharged from hospital on the postoperative day 14.
Authors:
Norikazu Kawai; Yoshio Mori; Toshiki Hatsune; Hiroshi Takiya
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Gifu Prefectural General Medical Center, Gifu City, Gifu, Japan.
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