Post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the brachial artery and its surgical treatment.

  title={Post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the brachial artery and its surgical treatment.},
  author={Ufuk Yetkin and A. Zafer Gurbuz},
  journal={Texas Heart Institute journal},
  volume={30 4},
The frequency of peripheral artery aneurysms in the upper extremities is much less than in the lower extremities. Diagnosis and surgical treatment are important because upper extremity aneurysms can cause severe decreases in function and lead to the loss of an arm or of fingers. We performed aneurysmal resection together with saphenous vein graft interpositioning in 9 patients with a diagnosis of post-traumatic brachial pseudoaneurysm from January 1995 through February 2003. Of these patients… CONTINUE READING


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