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Recurrent hemarthrosis after total knee arthroplasty.
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PMID:  20076944     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report describes a case of spontaneous recurrent hemarthrosis of the knee that presented 4 weeks after total knee arthroplasty. Femoral arteriography showed a false aneurysm of a branch of the inferior lateral geniculate artery. Therapeutic embolization of the arterial branch was performed using three platinum coils with good clinical result and good knee joint function. Hemarthrosis has not recurred since embolization.
Alexander Rukavina; Gino M M J Kerkhoffs; Philipp Schneider; Markus S Kuster
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1433-7347     ISO Abbreviation:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-18     Completed Date:  2010-09-27     Revised Date:  2013-05-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9314730     Medline TA:  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  898-900     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Kantonsspital, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee / adverse effects*
Embolization, Therapeutic
Hemarthrosis / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery

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