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Sural artery pseudoaneurysms after knee arthroscopy: treatment with transcatheter embolization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11137938     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vascular injury of the popliteal artery or its branches after knee arthroscopy is a rare but potentially devastating complication. We report two cases of sural artery branch pseudoaneurysms resulting from knee arthroscopy. Both patients were successfully treated with transcatheter embolization of the pseudoaneurysms. the diagnosis and treatment options of this unusual injury are discussed.
R E Carlin; M Papenhausen; M A Farber; E Ronningen; M A Mauro; W A Marston; B A Keagy; S J Burnham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-26     Completed Date:  2001-02-15     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:  170-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / radiography*,  therapy
Arteries / injuries
Embolization, Therapeutic
Knee / blood supply*
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / radiography*,  therapy

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