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Tibioperoneal trunk pseudoaneurysm coil embolization

Antonio Micari, Giuseppe Vadalà
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2010 February 1, 75 (2): 276-8
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INTRODUCTION: Pseudoaneurysms of the tibioperoneal trunk are rare and can be limb threatening. There are various treatment options to seal pseudoaneuryms both percutaneously and via open surgery.

CASE REPORT: Description of the case of a large tibioperoneal trunk pseudoaneurysm that has been successfully treated by coil embolization in a patient with a previous endocarditis.

CONCLUSION: Endovascular treatment of pseudoaneurysm should be considered as an alternative treatment option to open surgery.

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