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Official Journal of the International Union of Angiology, the International Union of Phlebology and the Central European Vascular Forum
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International Angiology 2001 December;20(4):348-50

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Late non-anastomotic false aneurysm formation in femoropopliteal polyethylene terephthalate grafts

Arvanitis D. P., Georgopoulos S. E., Dervisis K. I., Argitis V. P., Xanthopoulos D. K.

From the Department of Vascular Surgery, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens, Greece


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Despite ­the prov­en reli­abil­ity of poly­eth­y­lene ter­ephth­late (­PET) ­grafts, struc­tu­ral ­defects result­ing in ­graft rup­ture ­and ­false aneu­rysm for­ma­tion ­have ­been spo­rad­i­cal­ly ­described. Two cas­es of ­late, ­non anas­to­mot­ic, ­false aneu­rysms of ­PET femor­o­pop­li­teal ­grafts, ­are report­ed. The diag­no­sis is read­i­ly appar­ent on clin­i­cal exam­ina­tion ­and imag­ing stud­ies, ­which dis­play an aneu­rysm ­along ­the ­course of ­the ­graft, ­remote ­from ­the anas­tom­o­sis. The ­extent of ­the ­repair ­depends on ­the ­extent of ­the degen­er­a­tive pro­cess.

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