Superselective embolization of deep femoral artery branch pseudoaneurysm with a coaxial microcatheter system

Waldherr, C; Kickuth, R; Ludwig, K; Do, D D; Triller, J (2006). Superselective embolization of deep femoral artery branch pseudoaneurysm with a coaxial microcatheter system. Vasa - European journal of vascular medicine, 35(1), pp. 45-9. Bern: Huber 10.1024/0301-1526.35.1.45

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This report describes the use of transluminal coil embolization to treat pseudoaneurysm of deep femoral artery branch in two patients. The pseudoaneurysms had developed after coronary angiographv in one patient and after hip replacement in the other. Immediate control angiography after embolization procedures demonstrated complete closure of the pseudoaneurysms. During follow-up of 19 and 3 months, respectively, there was no recurrent bleeding. The aim of this case report is to show the advances in endovascular microcatheter technology, and embolic materials, that made percutaneous transluminal embolization of arterial pseudoaneurysms safe and efficient. In addition, it keeps the medical personnel aware of vascular injuries at the access site related to endovascular procedures as well as vascular complications of total hip arthroplasty. It calls their attention to the possibility of endovascular treatment as an alternative to surgery.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Institute of Diagnostic, Interventional and Paediatric Radiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Angiology

UniBE Contributor:

Waldherr, Christian; Kickuth, Ralph; Do, Dai-Do and Triller, Kurt-Jürgen

ISSN:

0301-1526

ISBN:

16535970

Publisher:

Huber

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:45

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:13

Publisher DOI:

10.1024/0301-1526.35.1.45

PubMed ID:

16535970

Web of Science ID:

000235767300011

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/18783 (FactScience: 1021)

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