Profunda femoris artery aneurysms: association with aneurysmal disease and limb ischemia.

  title={Profunda femoris artery aneurysms: association with aneurysmal disease and limb ischemia.},
  author={Catalin Harbuzariu and Audra A. Duncan and Thomas C. Bower and Manju Kalra and P{\'e}ter Gloviczki},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={31-4; discussion 34-5}
OBJECTIVES Because there is a paucity of data about management and outcome of true profunda femoris artery aneurysms (PFAAs), we reviewed our 21-year experience with surgical repair of PFAAs. METHODS Clinical data from the 15 patients who underwent repair between 1985 and 2006 were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS Fifteen men had 17 PFAAs (mean diameter, of 3.4 cm). Three had an acute presentation with rupture (n = 2) or acute limb ischemia (n = 1), one had local tenderness, and 11 were… CONTINUE READING


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