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Extra-anatomic lateral bypass combined with embolization of the femoral stump for management of groin infection and bleeding due to metastatic carcinoma of the penis.
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PMID:  21317154     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
We report a possible treatment strategy for a patient with squamous cell carcinoma of the penis in hemorrhagic shock, due to erosion of the right femoral artery by metastatic inguinal lymph nodes. Because of coexistent groin infection and the inability to perform radical excision, the patient was treated with a lateral extra-anatomic iliac femoral prosthetic bypass; to prevent further bleeding, the femoral stump was embolized percutaneously. The patient was discharged home and did not experience any vascular complications during the Keywords: Groin recurrence; Limb-sparing surgery; Vascular grafts; Penis; Squamous cell carcinoma; Embolization.
Andrea Agostinucci; Nadia Sandrone; Claudio Baracco; Ferruccio Ferrero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
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Created Date:  2011-2-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Ospedale San Giovanni Bosco, Turin, Italy.
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