European Orthopaedics and Traumatology

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 209–212 | Cite as

Pseudoaneurysm of the geniculate artery following elective knee arthroscopy

  • Pablo Sanz-Ruiz
  • Francisco Chana-Rodriguez
  • Manuel Villanueva
  • Jose Manuel Rojo
  • Javier Vaquero
Case Report
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo Sanz-Ruiz
    • 1
  • Francisco Chana-Rodriguez
    • 1
  • Manuel Villanueva
    • 1
  • Jose Manuel Rojo
    • 1
  • Javier Vaquero
    • 1
  1. 1.Gregorio Marañon General HospitalMadridSpain

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