Surgical Treatment of a Popliteal Artery Pseudoaneurysm after Total Knee Arthroplasty
B. Matias Garcia, A Sanchez Gollarte, F Ruiz Grande, S Barrena Blazquez, T Ratia Jimenez, RG Alvarado Hurtado and F Noguerales Fraguas
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 23, 2019
Vascular complications after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) are uncommon but they can compromise the viability of the limbs. The incidence of popliteal pseudoaneurysms after total knee arthroplasty varies from 0.03 to 0.5%. We present the case of a popliteal pseudoaneurysm as a complication after a TKA. A 76-year-old woman with a diagnosis of right knee osteoarthritis is undergoing TKA. During the postoperative period, the patient presented a pulsating and progressive growing mass in the poplitea...
Oxygen, the Link between Intracranial Aneurisms Disruption and the Atmospheric Environment?
Article Type: LETTER TO EDITOR | First Published: May 22, 2019
The general purpose of research either clinical or basic is to describe links existing between an identified disease and its whole environment from the surrounding tissues and the patient, to his ecosystem. From this point of view berry aneurisms are extremely interesting: They develop from normal tissues, their cause is largely unknown, and their evolution is barely predictable but dramatic in case of disruption. Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) from a ruptured aneurysm accounts for around 5% of a...