Microvascular Reconstruction of Iatrogenic Femoral Artery Thrombosis in an Infant: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Abstract

OBJECTIVE We present a case of femoral artery thrombosis and acute limb ischemia in an infant following attempted femoral venipuncture. Microsurgical reconstruction of the lesion and a review of the literature are described. METHODS Insertion of intravascular catheters is a commonly performed procedure in neonatal and pediatric intensive care units… (More)

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