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Leg Ulcer as a Complication of a Posttraumatic Tibial Arteriovenous Fistula Treated by Endovascular Approach With Stent-Graft Placement.
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PMID:  22843636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Endovascular treatment of posttraumatic arteriovenous fistulae (AVFs) in the lower extremities by means of covered stent-grafts is widely accepted, and many cases have been reported in the iliac-femoral region. However, few reports exist on the treatment of infrapopliteal AVFs, with or without a pseudoaneurysm, using this method. The authors present this case report dealing with a patient who had undergone a tibial and peroneal open fracture in his left limb 34 years ago. He developed a leg ulcer as a consequence of AVF between the tibialis posterior artery and vein, which resulted in venous insufficiency, which was treated by the endovascular approach with the placement of a stent-graft. Total healing was achieved over a period of 3 months. Angio-CT was performed, showing stent-graft patency 6 months after the endovascular procedure.
Martín Rabellino; Sergio Shinzato; Javier Aragón-Sánchez; Oscar Peralta; Ricardo Marenchino; Ricardo García-Mónaco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of lower extremity wounds     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1552-6941     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101128359     Medline TA:  Int J Low Extrem Wounds     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Italian Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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