Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg.  2005 May;38(5):396-399.

Surgical Treatment of Femoral & Popliteal Arteries Thrombosis Caused by Collagen Material Closure Device: A case report

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  • 1Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Hallym University Medical College, Korea. cheehk@daum.net

Abstract

Manual or mechanical compression followed by 4 to 8 hours of bed rest is still the standard technique for accessing site management of the femoral arterial puncture site. But these methods are often uncomfortable and delay hospital discharge. Recently, a number of new devices to achieve hemostasis have been developed. These devices uses collagen to facilitate local hemostasis. But many complications associated with the use these devices have been reported internationally. We present a case of successful treatment of Rt. femoral and Rt. popliteal arteries thrombosis caused by Angioseal.

Keyword

Hemostasis; Thrombosis
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