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Jong Young Lee 2 Articles
Deep Vein Thrombosis Due to Hematoma as a Rare Complication after Femoral Arterial Catheterization.
Minsoo Kim, Jong Young Lee, Cheol Whan Lee, Seung Whan Lee, Soo Jin Kang, Yong Hoon Yoon, Sang Yong Om, Young Hak Kim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2013;30(1):31-35.   Published online June 30, 2013
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Hematoma is quite a common complication of femoral arterial catheterization. However, to the best of our knowledge, there have been no previous studies regarding deep vein thrombosis (DVT) caused by compression of a vein due to a hematoma. We report a case of a hematoma developing after femoral arterial catheterization and causing extensive symptomatic DVT. A 59-year-old male was seen in our Emergency Department with right lower leg swelling 15 days after coronary stent implantation performed using right femoral artery access. Computed tomographic (CT) scanning revealed a large hematoma (45 mm in its longest diameter) compressing the common femoral vein and with DVT from the right external iliac vein to the popliteal vein. Due to the extensive DVT involvement, we decided to release the compressed common femoral vein by surgical evacuation of the large hematoma. However, even following evacuation of the hematoma, as the DVT did not resolve soon, further mechanical thrombectomy and catheter-directed thrombolysis were performed. Angiography then showed nearly resolved DVT, and the leg swelling was improved. The patient was discharged with the anticoagulation medication, warfarin.


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Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage after Thrombolysis in ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
Min Young Moon, Jong Young Lee, Sung Hyun Won, Jeong Seok Kim, Kwang Woo Nam, Chang Lae Kim, Jin Seo Lee, Won Jun Ji
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2012;29(2):125-128.   Published online December 31, 2012
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Bleeding is the most common and serious complication of thrombolysis in ST elevation myocardial infarction. Most bleeding cases are associated with an intervention or operation, but spontaneous bleeding such as gastro-intestinal bleeding or intracranial hemorrhage can happen. This is a report on the case of a 76-year-old female patient with retroperitoneal hemorrhage due to spontaneous right colic artery branch bleeding after thrombolysis in ST elevation myocardial infarction.

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