Percutaneous antegrade transarterial treatment of traumatic radial arteriovenous fistula

Kudret Keskin, Ayhan Olcay, Fatih Eren
Türk Kardiyoloji Derneği Arşivi: Türk Kardiyoloji Derneğinin Yayın Organıdır 2013, 41 (3): 238-40
Traumatic arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) are almost exclusively the result of penetrating trauma and there is usually a history of hemorrhage. Typically, the patient demonstrates a thrill and bruit over the site of injury. We report a woman who presented with longstanding pain and swelling of the right hand due to radial AVF that possibly occurred following an injury to the right hand that happened 10 years prior to the date of admission. Since surgery was considered high risk due to multiple fistulas and previous surgery, percutaneous coil embolization was performed via the ipsilateral antegrade radial approach.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article


You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.


Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"