Surgical and endovascular treatment of atherosclerotic popliteal artery aneurysms.

@article{Kropman2007SurgicalAE,
  title={Surgical and endovascular treatment of atherosclerotic popliteal artery aneurysms.},
  author={Rogier H J Kropman and J-P P M de Vries and Frans L Moll},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={281-8}
}
Popliteal artery aneurysms are the most common peripheral aneurysms. Patients with unrecognized aneurysms may present with acute limb ischemia and considerable threat for limb loss due to thromboembolic complications. This article reviews short-term and long-term results of surgical and endovascular treatment for mainly elective repair of popliteal artery aneurysms. A systemic review was conducted of data in the English literature from 1990. The review included 1 prospective randomized trial, 6… CONTINUE READING

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