REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 19-24

Review of the management of isolated superficial femoral artery aneurysms


1 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Vascular Unit, Birmingham, UK
2 Black Country Vascular Unit, Co. West-Midlands, UK

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Khalid Bashar
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Vascular Unit, Birmingham
UK
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_28_20

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Truly isolated aneurysms of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) are uncommon. The treatment options come from small case series and case reports. In the absence of definitive management guidelines, a revision of the available literature was carried out. True SFA aneurysms are more common in elderly male patients and tend to present late and can grow to significant sizes. Both open and endovascular options are available, which will depend on many factors highlighted in this review. Open repair should be offered to fit patients.


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