Mycotic pseudo-Aneurysm Occurring 22 Months after Popliteal Artery Stenting

B. Macheda, J.M. Garcier, A. Ravel, B. Miguel, T. Therre, L. Boyer
2003 EJVES Extra  
A case of mycotic pseudo-aneurysm (Staphylococcus aureus), occurring 22 months after a popliteal artery stenting with a Palmaz endoprosthesis in a 46-year-old diabetic Fontaine stage IV patient, is reported. This rare late infection after an arterial stent implantation and antimicrobial preventive therapy are discussed.
doi:10.1016/s1533-3167(03)00012-8 fatcat:nodw4irlpraadmhfr3af5louhm