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Percutaneous transfemoral insertion of a stented graft to repair a traumatic femoral arteriovenous fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8350439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report describes a new approach to repair a femoral arteriovenous fistula with a transluminally placed intraarterial graft-covered stent. A balloon-expandable stented polytetrafluoroethylene graft was inserted percutaneously to obliterate an arteriovenous fistula after a bullet injured the left superficial femoral artery and vein of an 18-year-old man. Follow-up duplex ultrasonography at 5 months demonstrated patency and luminal integrity of the involved artery and vein, with resolution of the associated pseudoaneurysm. Additional follow-up will be needed to further substantiate the utility of this minimally invasive procedure in the treatment of traumatic arterial injuries.
M L Marin; F J Veith; T F Panetta; J Cynamon; H Barone; C Schonholz; J C Parodi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1993 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-16     Completed Date:  1993-09-16     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:  299-302     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10467.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Femoral Artery / injuries*
Femoral Vein / injuries*
Wounds, Gunshot / complications,  surgery*
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Comment In:
J Vasc Surg. 1994 Mar;19(3):559-60   [PMID:  8126874 ]

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