Top 20 Doctor insights on: Femoral artery aneurysm repair
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
Abnormal swelling: There are 2 basic types of femoral aneurysms- pseudoaneurysms- frequently caused by angiograms, and true aneurysms. Pseudoaneurysm treatment depends on the size, but should be assessed by a vascular surgeon. True aneurysms are treated depending on size, and have the risk of clotting off or tossing debris down the leg. They are also associated with a higher risk of aneurysms of the aorta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Usually none unless it leaks or bursts and then it's very painful, there is large possibly pulsating lump, and, in the worst case, your blood pressure drops with faintness. Prior to rupture, one may discover an unusually easy to feel pulsation in the crease in the groin which is painless. There's normally a strong pulse there so distinguishing it from an aneurysm may be hard without ultrasound. ...Read more
I have a 4 inch long by 1/2 inch thick weakened blood vessel above front of hip joint could this be a femoral artery aneurysm? What should I do?
I have a 4 inch long by 1/2 inch thick weakened blood vessel above front of hip joint could this be a femoral artery aneurysm? What should be done?
How common is it for the femoral artery to be punctured during a heart cath and then need surgery to repair?
Why does my leg swell and pain after vigorous execise? Had a gunshot to the common femoral artery and vein. 2yrs ago. Repaired by graft.
Femoral vein repair: Suspect have already answered your question but this one a bit different. Pain with exercise in your situation could relate to narrowing or occlusion of either repaired vessel. At very least need an ultrasound and would suggest you see a vascular surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a end-end repair of my left common femoral artery and a vortex-graft bypass of the left common femoral vein.2 yrs ago. Vigorous exercise. Swell, pai?
Vein repair: Vein repair using goretex is prone to occlusion. If you are having swelling would suggest an ultrasound to see if the vein is still open. Exercise should be fine. ...Read more
Plaque removal: Remote endarterectomy is a less invasive.Get a more detailed answer ›
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