Femoral anastomotic aneurysms: pathogenic factors, clinical presentations and treatment. A study of 142 cases.

@article{Demarche1999FemoralAA,
  title={Femoral anastomotic aneurysms: pathogenic factors, clinical presentations and treatment. A study of 142 cases.},
  author={Martine Demarche and David Waltregny and Hendrik Van Damme and Raymond R Limet},
  journal={Cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={315-22}
}
In this study, the files of 112 patients with a total of 142 femoral anastomotic aneurysms were reviewed. Eighty-five patients (76%) were initially operated upon for obstructive aorto-iliac disease, while the remaining 27 (24%) had abdominal aortic aneurysms repaired. The majority of the patients (104/112) were male and their mean age was 64.5 years (range 45-88). Ninety-three per cent of the subjects were smokers prior to the first operation and 43% continued to smoke at the time of their… CONTINUE READING