Acta Medica Iranica 2016. 54(2):151-155.

Simultaneous External Iliac Artery and Vein Rupture Following Percutaneous Balloon Angioplasty
Freidoun Sabzi, Reza Faraji

Abstract


A 73-year-old woman who had undergone coronary artery bypass grafting for coronary artery stenosis six years ago, presented with right lower extremity claudication. Angiography revealed right external artery stenosis. Elective external iliac PTCA was performed complicated with simultaneous external iliac artery and vein rupture that was an exceedingly rare event. Retroperitoneal laparotomy with repair of ruptures took done, but the patient died with post-operative multi-organ failure.


Keywords


Coronary artery bypass; Artery stenosis; Angiography

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