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Ruptured anastomotic pseudoaneurysms after prosthetic vascular graft bypass procedures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6469585     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudoaneurysms of prosthetic vascular grafts are a well-recognized phenomenon. In the past year we treated four patients with ruptured pseudoaneurysms, each of whom originally underwent surgery after March 1981. The main etiological factors were infection and mismatching between the physical characteristics of the prosthetic graft and the host artery. Once this diagnosis is suspected, pseudoaneurysms should be treated as an emergency. They should be resected, a new extraanatomical bypass constructed, and the wound left open.
H Gutman; A Zelikovski; R Reiss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Israel journal of medical sciences     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0021-2180     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1984 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-10-04     Completed Date:  1984-10-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013105     Medline TA:  Isr J Med Sci     Country:  ISRAEL    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  613-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / etiology*,  surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Femoral Artery
Infection / complications
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications
Rupture, Spontaneous
Saphenous Vein

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