Recurrent popliteal endoprosthesis thrombosis secondary to extrinsic compression

Edward Bergen, Steven R. Bailey

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Abstract

Endovascular intervention to exclude popliteal artery aneurysms (PAA) achieves results comparable to surgical intervention with less associated morbidity and mortality. However, the biomechanical forces inherent to this region pose unique impediments that can limit successful endovascular exclusion. Herein, we present a case of recurrent thrombotic occlusion of a PAA endoprosthesis secondary to dynamic extrinsic compression from the excluded PAA in the absence of an endoleak. Multimodality imaging proved vital in elucidating this novel etiology and enabled an appropriate definitive intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)746-749
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume77
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2011

Keywords

  • claudication
  • endovascular stent graft
  • popliteal artery aneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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