Color-Doppler-Ultrasound guided compression to repair common femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
© Bonfiglio et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2010
Published: 19 May 2010
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.
Materials and methods
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.
Results and conclusions
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