ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysms
Muhip KANKO, Oktay BURMA, Hayati ÖZKAN, Ayhan ALİOSMAN
Uludağ Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, Bursa
Seventy-eight peripheral arterial aneurysms were evaluated retrospectively in this study between the years 1979-1996 that admitted to Uludağ Uniuversity Medical faculty, Cardiovascular Surgery depart- ment. Fifty four false aneurysms (69 %) and 24 true aneurysms {31 %) were obtained. Femoral artery was the mostly affected artery. % 35 of the cases also had cardiovascular disease and hypertension.
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