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Percutaneous balloon fenestration of flow-limiting iatrogenic dissection of the common femoral artery: report of two cases


Fornaro, J; Meier, T O; Pfammatter, T (2010). Percutaneous balloon fenestration of flow-limiting iatrogenic dissection of the common femoral artery: report of two cases. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 21(7):1115-1118.

Abstract

Acute iatrogenic arterial dissection is a known complication of endovascular techniques and can be treated with prolonged ballooning, stent placement, or balloon fenestration. Treatment of common femoral artery (CFA) dissection needs special attention because of the potential compromise of either the deep or superficial femoral artery origin and the enhanced mechanical stress to arteries in the groin. The authors report two cases with percutaneous balloon fenestration of flow-limiting localized iatrogenic dissection of the CFA with initial technical success in both cases and favorable short- to midterm outcomes.

Acute iatrogenic arterial dissection is a known complication of endovascular techniques and can be treated with prolonged ballooning, stent placement, or balloon fenestration. Treatment of common femoral artery (CFA) dissection needs special attention because of the potential compromise of either the deep or superficial femoral artery origin and the enhanced mechanical stress to arteries in the groin. The authors report two cases with percutaneous balloon fenestration of flow-limiting localized iatrogenic dissection of the CFA with initial technical success in both cases and favorable short- to midterm outcomes.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Angiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:July 2010
Deposited On:14 Jul 2010 19:31
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:11
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:1051-0443
Publisher DOI:10.1016/j.jvir.2010.02.036
PubMed ID:20537914
Permanent URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-34835

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