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Endovascular uncovered Wallstent placement for life-threatening isolated iliac vein injury caused by blunt pelvic trauma.
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PMID:  22752416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Isolated iliac vein injury caused by blunt pelvic trauma is a rare condition that is difficult to diagnose and often fatal. We report a case of a 52-year-old female who presented with life-threatening isolated iliac vein injury caused by blunt pelvic trauma that was successfully managed with endovascular uncovered stent placement. Although further studies are warranted to clarify the hemostatic mechanism, uncovered stent placement can be considered as an alternative treatment option to covered stent placement for life-threatening iliac vein injury when a covered stent is not rapidly available.
Authors:
Keitaro Sofue; Koji Sugimoto; Takeki Mori; Shinichi Nakayama; Masato Yamaguchi; Kazuro Sugimura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese journal of radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1867-108X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101490689     Medline TA:  Jpn J Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Kobe Red Cross Hospital, Kobe, Japan, keitarosofue@yahoo.co.jp.
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