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- Open Access
Color-Doppler-Ultrasound guided compression to repair common femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
© Bonfiglio et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2010
- Published: 19 May 2010
- Public Health
- Femoral Artery
- Venous Thrombosis
- Deep Venous Thrombosis
- Endovascular Treatment
The insurgence of post-catheterization pseudoaneurysms has dramatically increased among the elderly if compared to the past, due to the spreading of endovascular treatments, both of diagnostic and surgical nature. The case presented here shows the usefulness of eco Color Doppler in this kind of pathology.
A week later, the eco-color-Doppler showed the stabilisation of the thrombus. One month later, the pseudoaneurysm was reduced, no flow was detected into it and no communication to the femoral artery remained.
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