Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2008 • VOLUME 14 • №2

COMBINED SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF A SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY ANEURYSM COMPLICATED BY AN EMBOLISM TO ARTERIES OF AN UPPER LIMB

Chupin A.V., Kalinin A.A., Lebedev D.P., Malyutina E.D., Zaitsev M.V.
Department of Vascular Surgery Clinical Hospital 83 FBA,
Moscow, Russia

The authors report herein a successful therapeutic outcome in a patient presenting with a posttraumatic subclavian artery aneurysm complicated by an embolism to arteries of an upper extremity, treated by means of endovascular prosthetic repair combined with a bypassgrafting operation on the arteries of the upper limb involved. A detailed description of the methodology and the course of the operation is provided. In the postoperative period, the clinical manifestations of ischaemia of the upper limb were completely relieved. The outcome of the operation was confirmed by intraoperative angiography, as well as by postoperative duplex scanning.

KEY WORDS: posttraumatic aneurysm of the subclavian artery, endovascular prosthetic repair.

P. 53-57

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