Changes in the demographics of intravenous drug users with mycotic common femoral artery pseudoaneurysm as a consequence of self-injection does not influence outcome following emergency ligation.

@article{Stevenson2017ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in the demographics of intravenous drug users with mycotic common femoral artery pseudoaneurysm as a consequence of self-injection does not influence outcome following emergency ligation.},
  author={Richard P. Stevenson and Catriona Semple and Keith K Hussey and Josh McGovern and Wesley P Stuart and David B. Kingsmore},
  journal={Vascular},
  year={2017},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={520-524}
}
Objectives The reported annual incidence of mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the common femoral artery in intravenous drug users has been estimated at 0.03%. Over the past 5 years in Scotland, the proportion of people receiving specialist attention for heroin use over the age of 40 years has increased from 15 to 22%. Although routinely managed with arterial… CONTINUE READING