Percutaneous closure of femoral pseudaneurysm after TAVR

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Abstract

Fully percutaneous transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TF-TAVR) is currently the standard of the catheter-based treatment of severe aortic stenosis patients. Even though experience, lower delivery catheters profile and improved vascular closure devices performances have resulted in an overall reduction of both vascular and bleeding complications after TAVR, femoral pseudoaneurysm due to incomplete local hemostasis may occur, prolonging the in-hospital length of stay, causing discomfort to the patient and potentially evolving in serious consequences affecting the outcome. We report two successful percutaneous ultrasound-guided closure of both the main and secondary femoral access pseudoaneurysm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2095-2098
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021

Keywords

  • femoral pseudoaneurysm
  • TAVR
  • vascular complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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