Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2008 • VOLUME 14 • №2

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF AN ANEURYSM OF THE SUPERFICIAL FEMORAL ARTERY 40 YEARS AFTER AN INJURY: A CASE REPORT

Gavrilenko A.V., Kouklin A.V., Sinyavin G.V., Kravchenko A.A.
Department of Vascular Surgery,
B.V. Petrovsky Russian Research Centre of Surgery, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences,
Moscow, Russia

Presented herein is a case report of a male patient with a posttraumatic aneurysm revealed 40 years after an injury. The presence of a foreign body in the lumen of the artery for such a long time had had no manifestations and was detected by ultrasonographic duplex scanning. The patient was subjected to resection of the aneurysm of the superficial femoral artery on the right lower limb with prosthetic repair performed by a reversed autovein.

KEY WORDS: femoral artery, aneurysm, foreign body, surgical management.

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