Connection between a long-standing traumatic arteriovenous fistula and development of aneurysmal disease.

@article{Puppinck2004ConnectionBA,
  title={Connection between a long-standing traumatic arteriovenous fistula and development of aneurysmal disease.},
  author={Paul Puppinck and J Chevalier and Eric Ducasse and Myrton Smith and A Warembourg and Barbara Coco and D Dasnoy and D de la Croix de Ravignau and Andrew J McIrvine},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={604-7}
}
Long-standing peripheral arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) are always accompanied by ectasia of the proximal arteries. In the literature, traumatic fistulas of the lower limbs are frequently reported to be associated with iliac and even infrarenal aortic aneurysms; however, no study dealing with associated visceral aneurysms has been published. We report a case… CONTINUE READING