Endovascular treatment of external iliac artery injuries after hip arthroplasty.

@article{Adovasio2003EndovascularTO,
  title={Endovascular treatment of external iliac artery injuries after hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Roberto Adovasio and Fabio Pozzi Mucelli and Giovanni Lubrano and Cristiana Gasparini and Manuel Gianvalerio Belgrano and Filippo Griselli and Giovanni Fancellu},
  journal={Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={672-5}
}
PURPOSE To report endovascular repair of injuries to the external iliac artery during hip surgery. CASE REPORTS Two elderly women with histories of chronically infected hip prostheses were found to have iatrogenic leaking pseudoaneurysms of the external iliac artery due to hip surgery trauma in the past. Both were treated successfully with a Jostent Peripheral Stent-Graft. The first patient died 17 months after treatment, and the second was well, with an excluded false aneurysm, at the 6… CONTINUE READING