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2022 Aug 05

J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord

Contemporary management and outcomes of peripheral venous aneurysms – a multi-institutional study.


Patel R, Woo K, Wakefield TW, Beaulieu RJ, Khashram M, De Caridi G, Benedetto F, Shalhub S, El-Ghazali A, Silpe JE, Rosca M, Cohnert TU, Siegl GK, Abularrage C, Sorber R, Wittgen CM, Bove PG, Long GW, Charlton-Ouw KM, Ray HM, et al.
J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2022 Aug 05.
PMID: 35940449.


Extremity venous aneurysms put patients at risk of pulmonary embolism (PE) and chronic venous insufficiency. Presently, due to the rarity of these aneurysms, no consensus for their treatment exists. The purpose of this study was to review the presentation, natural history, and contemporary management of extremity venous aneurysms.