False aneurysm of the left external iliac artery following total hip arthroplasty.

@article{Scullin1975FalseAO,
  title={False aneurysm of the left external iliac artery following total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={J P Scullin and Charles Lenwood Nelson and Edwin G. Beven},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1975},
  volume={113},
  pages={145-9}
}
This is a report of a case of false aneurysm of the external iliac artery associated with pre-existing bone irradiation necrosis and postoperative infection of a total hip replacement arthroplasty in a 77-year-old woman. Vascular injury, when it does occur, requires prompt recognition, proper exposure and adequate treatment while techniques of primary suture should be used for closure of most defects, extensive ligation, resection and grafting procedures may be required in certain instances to… CONTINUE READING