TITLE

ILIAC ARTERIO-VENOUS FISTULA FROM AN ANEURYSM FOLLOWING SEAT BELT TRAUMA

AUTHOR(S)
Auer, Arthur L.; Sauer, Donald C.; Levin, MArvin
PUB. DATE
January 1974
SOURCE
Angiology;Jan1974, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A patient with a previously questionable right common iliac aneurysm later presented with an arterio-venous fistula, embolus to the right femoral artery and an ischemic right leg following blunt trauma from a seat belt injury in an automobile accident. His preoperative, operative, and postoperative problems and findings are discussed. In the relatively small number of arterio-venous fistulas of major abdominal vessels described in the literature, none have presented in this manner, or been apparently secondary to seat belt blunt trauma.
ACCESSION #
16353214

 

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