Endovascular management of an infected superficial femoral artery pseudoaneurysm

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2013 Oct;36(5):1411-5. doi: 10.1007/s00270-013-0609-z. Epub 2013 Apr 12.

Abstract

This article describes an endovascular technique of treating an infected pseudoaneurysm by direct thrombin injection via a catheter placed inside the aneurysm sac while maintaining temporary balloon occlusion of the neck of the false aneurysm.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aneurysm, False / complications
  • Aneurysm, False / therapy*
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Balloon Occlusion / methods*
  • Endovascular Procedures / methods*
  • Femoral Artery / diagnostic imaging*
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Hemostatics / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Sepsis / complications
  • Sepsis / drug therapy
  • Thrombin / therapeutic use*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Hemostatics
  • Thrombin