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Endovascular treatment of external iliac artery injuries after hip arthroplasty.
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PMID:  12932186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To report endovascular repair of injuries to the external iliac artery during hip surgery. CASE REPORTS: Two elderly women with histories of chronically infected hip prostheses were found to have iatrogenic leaking pseudoaneurysms of the external iliac artery due to hip surgery trauma in the past. Both were treated successfully with a Jostent Peripheral Stent-Graft. The first patient died 17 months after treatment, and the second was well, with an excluded false aneurysm, at the 6-month follow-up. CONCLUSIONS: Stent-graft repair may be an appropriate and effective treatment for some traumatic arterial lesions.
Roberto Adovasio; Fabio Pozzi Mucelli; Giovanni Lubrano; Cristiana Gasparini; Manuel Belgrano; Filippo Griselli; Giovanni Fancellu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1526-6028     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Endovasc. Ther.     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-08-22     Completed Date:  2004-02-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896915     Medline TA:  J Endovasc Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  672-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departments of Surgery, University of Trieste, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Balloon*
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / adverse effects*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Hip Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Iliac Artery / injuries*,  surgery*

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