Metachronous giant brachial artery pseudoaneurysms: A case report and review of the literature

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  • Brachial artery pseudoaneurysms secondary to intravenous drug abuse represent a limb-threatening problem to patients and a technical challenge to the vascular surgeon. Here information is reported about a patient with metachronous bilateral giant brachial artery pseudoaneurysms secondary to intravenous drug use that were successfully treated with excision of the aneurysm and ligation of the brachial artery. Furthermore, a review of the current literature on the treatment of brachial artery aneurysm is presented. © 2007 Sage Publications.
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  • Wahlgren CM; Lohman R; Pearce BJ; Spiguel LRP; Dorafshar A; Skelly CL
  • Start Page

  • 467
  • End Page

  • 472
  • Volume

  • 41
  • Issue

  • 5