Which of the following is the initial treatment for a peripheral artery pseudoaneurysm? 1) Ultrasound compression for 15 minutes. 2) Surgical tie off. 3) Ultrasound guided thrombin injection. 4) Intravascular stent graft.
3) Ultrasound guided thrombin injection. Please note this is not the case for visceral artery aneurysms where coiling would be preferable.
Wide necked radial artery aneurysm.
Note the narrow ulnar artery. This is important regarding surgical planning and collateral perfusion.