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a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

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Corriere MA, Guzman RJ, True and false aneurysms of the femoral artery.
Endovascular repair of profunda femoral artery false aneurysms using covered stents.
False aneurysm of perforating branch of the profunda femoris artery after external fixation for a complicated femur fracture.
West, "Major vascular complications of orthognathic surgery: false aneurysms and arteriovenous fistulas following orthognathic surgery," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Modified Bentall technique have many beneficial effects over the original Bentall Technique like reduced tension on button coronary anastomosis, prevention of excessive bleeding and development of false aneurysms, prevention of kinking of coronary arteries, decreased operative time, and performance of complete aortic root replacement with less morbidity and mortality rate.
A false aneurysm can usually be confirmed by ultrasound scan (Figure 5) and is resolved by compressing the site of the communication until it thromboses or by Thrombin injection directly into the area, which almost instantly causes it to thrombose (Jones & Taylor, 2006).
False aneurysm of the common femoral artery after total hip arthroplasty.
False aneurysm of the femoral artery as a late complication of an intertrochanteric fracture.
Alternatively, percutaneous embolization methods used are sclerosing agents (sobutyl-2-cyanoacrylate), absorbable gelatin sponges, or detachable balloons in the artery feeding the false aneurysm.
False aneurysm as a late complication of anterior dislocation of the shoulder.
While vascular complications include stenosis or thrombosis of the renal artery, thrombosis of the renal or iliac veins, arteriovenous fistulae or false aneurysm formation.
False brain aneurysms are serious, but they can be treated effectively through surgery to reroute blood around the damaged segment of the blood vessel, the implantation of a tube-like device placed within the artery that blocks the leak to the aneurysm yet allows blood to flow safely within the artery, or the injection of a chemical that causes blood within the false aneurysm to clot, eliminating the risk of enlargement or rupturing.
In an exhaustive literature review combining the words tibioperoneal trunk, pseudoaneurysm, false aneurysm, and stent we only found reports of cases of patients with pseudoaneurysms of arteries of the leg and almost all were intervened with surgery.
Arteriovenous fistula with false aneurysm of the inferior medial geniculate artery: a complication of total knee arthroplasty.