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A rare case of arterial avulsion presenting with occult blood loss following total hip arthroplasty: a case report.

Hall, C; Khan, WS; Ahmed, SI; Sochart, DH; (2009) A rare case of arterial avulsion presenting with occult blood loss following total hip arthroplasty: a case report. J Med Case Rep , 3 9320 - ?. 10.1186/1752-1947-3-9320.

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Abstract

Iatrogenic arterial damage during total hip replacement is a rare but potentially life- or limb-threatening complication. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of an avulsion injury to a posterior branch of the profunda femoral artery during primary hip arthroplasty.

Type:Article
Title:A rare case of arterial avulsion presenting with occult blood loss following total hip arthroplasty: a case report.
Location:England
DOI:10.1186/1752-1947-3-9320
Language:English
Additional information:PMCID: PMC2803843
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)

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