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Thrombosed femoral artery pseudoaneurysm: complication of cardiac catheterization.
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PMID:  21776886     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of catheter induced pseudoaneurysm of femoral artery and postprocedural course. This type of complications occurs in 2% to 8% patients after interventional procedures via trans femoral access and and has overall trend of increase due to significant number of this procedures in diagnostic and interventional cardiology. A 74-year-old female was admitted to Vascular department complaining of severe pain in her left groin. On physical examination, there was a femoral mass palpable but non-pulsatile in her left groin. Color Doppler documented the presence of femoral pseudoaneurysm as well as "to-and-fro" flow pattern on the pseudoaneurysm neck. CT arteriogram showed pseudoaneurysm with mostly thrombosed cavity, diameter of 85 x 27 mm. We concluded for further surgical repair.
Authors:
Mirza Dilic; Damir Koco; Emir Kurtalic; Edin Herceglija; Suvada Svrakic
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicinski arhiv     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0350-199X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Arh     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400722     Medline TA:  Med Arh     Country:  Bosnia and Hercegovina    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Clinic of Vascular Diseases, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Bolnicka 25, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. mdilic@bih.net.ba
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