Advertisement

Vascular Injuries in Orthopedic Surgery

  • Sven-Erik Bergentz
  • David Bergqvist

Abstract

Acute injuries may be laceration, arterial occlusion, or microembolization. Delayed injuries may appear as pseudoaneurysms, arteriovenous fistulas, or foreign bodies in the vessel.

Keywords

Vascular Injury Compartment Syndrome Total Knee Replacement Arteriovenous Fistula Club Foot 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Arden GP (1974) Complications of total knee replacement and their treatment. Excerpta Med Int Congr Ser 324: 221–227Google Scholar
  2. Beck DE, Robison JG, Hallett JW (1984) Popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm following arthroscopy. J Trauma 26: 87–89CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Bergqvist D, Källerö S (1985) Reoperation for postoperative haemorrhagic complications. Analysis of a 10-year series. Acta Chir Scand 151: 17–22PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Bergqvist D, Ljungström KG (1987) Haemorrhagic complications leading to reoperation after peripheral vascular surgery. A 14-year material. J Vasc Surg 6: 134–139PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Bergqvist D, Helfer M, Jensen N, Tägil M (1987) Trends in civilian vascular trauma during 30 years — a Swedish perspective. Acta Chir Scand 153: 417–422PubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. Bishara RA, Pasch AR, Lim LT et al. (1986) Improved results in the treatment of civilian vascular injuries associated with fractures and dislocations. J Vasc Surg 3: 707–711PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. Brown R, Gore D, Sauter KE, Mueller KH (1986) Arterial obstruction of the femoral artery secondary to femoral osteotomy. J Bone Joint Surg 50-A: 1444–1446Google Scholar
  8. Bryan R, Peterson L, Combs J (1973) Polycentric knee arthroplasty. A preliminary report of postoperative complications in 450 knees. Clin Orthop 94: 148–152PubMedGoogle Scholar
  9. Buri P (1971) Iatrogene Schädigung von Blutgefäßen. Helv Chir Acta 38: 151–155PubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. Coughlin JJ (1951) Arteriovenous aneurysm of the foot following plantar fasciotomy. Northwest Med 50: 772–773PubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. Coventry MB, Upshaw JE, Riley LH, Finerman GAM, Turner RH (1973) Geometric total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 94: 117–184Google Scholar
  12. Creech O, Gantt J, Wren H (1965) Traumatic arteriovenous fistula at unusual sites. Ann Surg 161: 908–920PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Crowley JG, Masterson R (1984) Popliteal arteriovenous fistula following meniscectomy. J Trauma 24: 164–165PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Dickson JW (1968) False aneurysm after intramedullary nailing of the femur. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 50-B: 144–145Google Scholar
  15. Fabian TC, Turkleson ML, Connelly TL, Stone HH (1982) Injury to the popliteal artery. Am J Surg 143: 225–228PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Fairbank TJ, Jamieson ES (1951) A complication of lateral meniscectomy. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 33-B: 567–570Google Scholar
  17. Falconer DP, Adar U (1984) Pseudoaneurysm secondary to a protruding screw as a result of normal growth and remodeling following supracondylar osteotomy. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 60-A: 1126–1128Google Scholar
  18. Fortune W (1986) Complications of total and partial arthroplasty in the knee. In: Epps C (ed) Complications in orthopedic surgery. Lippincott, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  19. Fruensgaard S, Holm A (1988) Compartment syndrome complicating arthroscopic surgery: brief report. J Bone Joint Surg 70B: 146–147Google Scholar
  20. Gamm KE (1942) Arteriovenous fistula. JAMA 119: 134–135Google Scholar
  21. Glasser ST, Bray HP (1949) Arteriovenous fistula. A case report emphasizing etiology. Industrial Med Surg 18: 329–331Google Scholar
  22. Griffiths DL (1955) Arterial injuries and orthopaedic operations. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 37-B: 369–370Google Scholar
  23. Gunston FH, MacKenzie RI (1976) Complications of polycentric knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop 120: 11–17PubMedGoogle Scholar
  24. Harty M, Kostowiecki M (1965) Vascular injuries in limb surgery. Surg Gynecol Obstet 121: 339–342PubMedGoogle Scholar
  25. Higgs SL (1931) Arteriovenous aneurysm of the posterior tibial vessels following operation for stabilizing the foot. Proc R Soc Med 24: 1378–1379PubMedGoogle Scholar
  26. Hohf RP (1963) Arterial injuries occurring during orthopaedic operations. Clin Orthop 28: 21–37PubMedGoogle Scholar
  27. Hooper RS, Spring WE (1953) Popliteal aneurysm after lateral meniscectomy. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 35-B. 272–274Google Scholar
  28. Horton RE (1972) Arterial injuries complicating orthopaedic surgery. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 54-B: 323–327Google Scholar
  29. Huard C (1974) Lésions vasculaires iatrogènes du membre inférieur. Rev Chir Orthop 60:[Suppl]36–40PubMedGoogle Scholar
  30. Jackson RW (1983) Current concepts review. Arthroscopic surgery. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 65-A: 416–420Google Scholar
  31. Jagges RC, Feliciano DV, Mattox KL, Graham JM, DeBakey ME (1982) Injury to popliteal vessels. Arch Surg 117: 657–661Google Scholar
  32. Jeffries JT, Gainor BJ, Allen WC, Cikrit D (1987) Injury to the popliteal artery as a complication of arthroscopic surgery. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 69-A: 783–785Google Scholar
  33. Knight JL, Ratcliffe SS, Weber JK, Hansen ST (1980) Corrective osteotomy of femoral shaft malunion causing complete occlusion of the superficial femoral artery. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 62-A: 303–306Google Scholar
  34. Leonard JW, Gifford RW (1965) Migration of a Kirschner wire from the clavicle into the pulmonary artery. Am J Cardiol 16: 598–600PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Lim LT, Michuda MMS, Flanigan DP, Pankovich A (1980) Popliteal artery trauma. Arch Surg 115: 1021–1024Google Scholar
  36. Mason JM, Pool RM, Collier JP (1936) The treatment of traumatic arteriovenous aneurysms. South Med J 29: 248–257CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. McAuley CE, Steed DL, Webster MW (1984) Arterial complications of total knee replacement. Arch Surg 119: 960–962PubMedGoogle Scholar
  38. Moncada R, Matuga T, Unger E, Freeark R, Pizarro A (1978) Migratory traumatic cardiovascular foreign bodies. Circulation 57: 186–189PubMedGoogle Scholar
  39. Morris E, Morse TS (1966) Aneurysm of the posterior tibial artery after a foot stabilization procedure. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 48-A: 337–338Google Scholar
  40. Naylor A (1950) Arteriovenous fistula complicating an amputation stump. Br Med J 2: 928PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. Nillius A, Rooser B (1983) Acute compartment syndrome during knee arthroscopy (in Swedish). Lakartidningen 80: 590PubMedGoogle Scholar
  42. Nordback I, Markkula H (1985) Migration of Kirschner pin from clavicle into ascending aorta. Acta Chir Scand 151: 177–179PubMedGoogle Scholar
  43. Ogilvie WH (1931) Discussion of Higgs SL. Arteriovenous aneurysm of posterior tibial vessels following operation for stabilizing the foot. Proc R Soc Med 24: 1378Google Scholar
  44. Onursal E, Bedirhem A, Sonmez B, Kargi A, Barlas C (1987) Arterial complications following orthopaedic reconstructions. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 28: 731–733Google Scholar
  45. Pate JW, Wilhite JL (1969) Migration of a foreign body from the sternoclavicular joint to the heart: a case report. Am Surg 35: 448–149PubMedGoogle Scholar
  46. Patrick J (1963) Aneurysm of the popliteal vessels after meniscectomy. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 45-B: 570–571Google Scholar
  47. Peek R, Haynes D (1984) Compartment syndrome as a complication of arhtroscopy. A case report and a study of interstitial pressures. Am J Sports Med 12: 464–468PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  48. Pritchard DA, Maloney JD, Barnhorst DA, Spittell JA (1977) Traumatic popliteal arteriovenous fistula. Arch Surg 112: 849–852PubMedGoogle Scholar
  49. Robson LJ, Walls CE, Swanson AB (1975) Popliteal artery obstruction following Shiers total knee replacement. Clin Orthop 109: 130–133PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  50. Ross WT (1951) Injury to the popliteal artery during meniscectomy. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 33–B: 571Google Scholar
  51. Rush JH, Vidovich JD, Johnson MA (1987) Arterial complications of total knee replacement. The Australian experience. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 69-B: 400–402Google Scholar
  52. Schechter DC, Gilbert L (1969) Injuries of the heart and great vessels due to pins and needles. Thorax 24: 246–253PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  53. Schlosser V, Spillner G, Breymann T, Urbanyi B (1982) Vascular injuries in orthopaedic surgery. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 23: 32–37Google Scholar
  54. Schlosser V, Kuttler H, Kameda T (1987) Arterial injury during orthopedic and traumatological surgery. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 28: 46Google Scholar
  55. Scott JH (1955) Traumatic aneurysm of the peroneal artery. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 37-B. 438–439Google Scholar
  56. Sethi GK, Scott SM (1976) Subclavian artery laceration due to migration of a Hagie pin. Surgery 80: 644–646PubMedGoogle Scholar
  57. Stein AH (1956) Arterial injury in orthopaedic surgery. J Bone Joint Surg [Am] 38-A: 669–676Google Scholar
  58. Stuart DW (1929) Arteriovenous aneurysm following amputation. Br Med J 2: 346CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  59. Thio RT (1972) False aneurysm of the ulnar artery after surgery employing a tourniquet. Am J Surg 123: 604–605PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  60. Webb-Jones A (1955) Aneurysm after foot stabilization. J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 37-B: 440–442Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sven-Erik Bergentz
    • 1
  • David Bergqvist
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Surgery, Malmö General HospitalUniversity of LundMalmöSweden

Personalised recommendations