Treatment of femoral artery pseudoaneurysm with percutaneous thrombin injection

Samal, Aditya K., White, Christopher J., Collins, Tyrone J., Ramee, Stephen R. and Jenkins, J. Stephen (2001) Treatment of femoral artery pseudoaneurysm with percutaneous thrombin injection. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 53 2: 259-263. doi:10.1002/ccd.1161


Author Samal, Aditya K.
White, Christopher J.
Collins, Tyrone J.
Ramee, Stephen R.
Jenkins, J. Stephen
Title Treatment of femoral artery pseudoaneurysm with percutaneous thrombin injection
Journal name Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1522-1946
Publication date 2001-06
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/ccd.1161
Volume 53
Issue 2
Start page 259
End page 263
Total pages 5
Place of publication Hoboken, NJ, United States
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Language eng
Abstract Pseudoaneurysm formation of the femoral artery is a well-known complication following catheter-based vascular procedures. Ultrasound-guided compression or surgical correction are commonly used for its repair. We describe a new method of treatment for femoral pseudoaneurysm. The pseudoaneurysm is visualized by contralateral angiography and thrombosed with a percutaneous thrombin injection while the distal vessel is isolated with a brief balloon inflation. Fluoroscopically guided percutaneous thrombin injection is a promising, minimally invasive technique for the treatment of iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm, especially in patients with compromised distal circulation.
Keyword Pseudoaneurysm
Thrombin
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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