Swan-Ganz catheter-induced pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm: a case of complete resolution without intervention.

@article{You1994SwanGanzCP,
  title={Swan-Ganz catheter-induced pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm: a case of complete resolution without intervention.},
  author={Choong K You and G S Whatley},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={1994},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={420-4}
}
Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm is a well-recognized and potentially lethal complication of pulmonary artery catheterization. A surgical or interventional radiologic approach has been advocated as the treatment of first choice. A pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm developed in 70-year-old woman after the insertion of a Swan-Ganz catheter for an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Over a 4-month period the pseudoaneurysm regressed and disappeared radiologically. This represents the first report of such an… CONTINUE READING