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Popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm following FoxHollow atherectomy: a rare complication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18762679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Atherectomy using the FoxHollow device is an exciting treatment as an alternative to lower extremity arterial bypass for treatment of peripheral vascular disease in symptomatic patients with critical limb ischemia and disabling claudication. We present an interesting case of popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm following FoxHollow atherectomy, which is a rare complication. Mechanical factors have been implicated in causation of trauma to the vessel wall during atherectomy. Endovascular treatment of peripheral vascular disease has become increasingly common, thus it is important to know the rare complications associated with it. Pseudoaneurysm is one of the rare complications associated with the use of the FoxHollow atherectomy device.
Authors:
Neelima Penugonda; Karl Duncan; Theodore Schreiber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-02     Completed Date:  2009-03-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  477-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA. pneelu@gmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged, 80 and over
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Atherectomy / adverse effects*,  instrumentation*,  methods
Female
Humans
Peripheral Vascular Diseases / surgery
Popliteal Artery*

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