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Endovascular repair of an acute blunt popliteal artery injury.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17210408     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Blunt popliteal arterial injury is uncommon and is usually associated with surrounding soft tissue and orthopedic injuries, which may complicate traditional open operative repair. We present the successful management of a blunt popliteal artery injury through an endovascular approach, where we imaged the lesion, extracted the thrombus, protected against distal embolization, and performed a balloon angioplasty to the intimal lesion. Our approach is the first documented in the literature in which endovascular repair of a blunt popliteal artery injury was performed successfully in an acutely ischemic extremity. Using a filter wire is a novel way to prevent distal embolization during manipulation.
Authors:
John D Hutto; Amy B Reed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-09     Completed Date:  2007-02-08     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0558, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents, Traffic
Acute Disease
Adult
Angiography
Angioplasty / methods
Diagnosis, Differential
Endoscopy / methods*
Humans
Knee Injuries / complications*,  radiography
Male
Popliteal Artery* / injuries,  radiography,  surgery
Thrombectomy / methods*
Thrombosis / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*,  radiography

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