J Korean Orthop Assoc.  2021 Apr;56(2):173-177. 10.4055/jkoa.2021.56.2.173.

Arteriography and Embolization of Lateral Inferior Genicular Artery of Recurrent Spontaneous Hemarthrosis after Total Knee Arthroplasty

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Daejeon Sun Hospital, Daejeon, Korea

Abstract

Recurrent spontaneous hemarthrosis is a relatively rare complication of total knee arthroplasty. This paper reports a case of a patient treated with arterial embolization for recurrent spontaneous hemarthrosis even after undergoing arthroscopic surgery. The patient had several relapses after total knee arthroplasty.

Keyword

knee; lateral inferior genicular artery; hemarthrosis; embolization
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