Adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery: percutaneous US-guided aspiration.

@article{Do1997AdventitialCD,
  title={Adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery: percutaneous US-guided aspiration.},
  author={D D Do and Marianne Braunschweig and Iris Baumgartner and M. Furrer and Felix Mahler},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={203 3},
  pages={743-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate percutaneous ultrasound (US)-guided aspiration as an alternative therapy for adventitial cystic disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between September 1993 and June 1996, seven patients (six men, one woman; age range, 42-62 years; mean age, 48 years) presented with symptomatic adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery (one patient with subacute foot paresthesia, six patients with chronic calf claudication). Color Doppler sonography showed stenosis due to eccentric cysts… CONTINUE READING

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