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Spontaneous pseudoaneurysm of the superficial femoral artery in Behcet's disease-endovascular stent-graft treatment combined with percutaneous drainage: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17311772     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Behcet's disease is a rare multisystemic chronic autoimmune disorder characterized by a classic triad of urogenital ulcerations, chronic eye inflammation, and skin lesions. We report on a case of a spontaneous pseudoaneurysm of the superficial femoral artery caused by Behcet's disease that was treated with an endovascular stent-graft followed by percutaneous drainage. We emphasize the use of percutaneous drainage of the pseudoaneurysm to decrease compression on the stent-graft and native vessel.
Authors:
Muhip Kanko; Ercument Ciftci
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-21     Completed Date:  2007-03-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E84-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey. muhipkanko@yahoo.com <muhipkanko@yahoo.com>
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, False / surgery*
Behcet Syndrome / surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
Combined Modality Therapy
Drainage*
Femoral Artery / surgery*
Humans
Male
Stents*
Treatment Outcome

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