The Journal of Japanese College of Angiology
Online ISSN : 1880-8840
Print ISSN : 0387-1126
ISSN-L : 0387-1126
Volume 57 , Issue 8
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Case Report
  • Kenji Sangawa, Teiji Jinno
    2017 Volume 57 Issue 8 Pages 115-118
    Published: August 10, 2017
    Released: August 10, 2017

    Major vascular injury after knee arthroscopy is rare. The patient was a 22-year-old woman and her chief complaint was pain of the right knee seven days after arthroscopic posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography demonstrated a 50×38×40 mm pseudoaneurysm and arteriovenous fistula of the right popliteal artery. Emergent surgery was performed. Using the medial approach, direct repair of the artery and vein was performed. Her postoperative course was uneventful.

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