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Vol 24, No 1-2 (2022)
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Venous aneurysm as a clinical problem. General and local complications

Barbara Wolf1, Magda Czajkowska2, Andrzej T. Dorobisz1
Chirurgia Polska 2022;24(1-2):10-15.


Venous system aneurysms appear relatively rarely and are diagnosed even less frequently, especially
if asymptomatic. Asymptomatic aneurysms are detected during duplex-Doppler studies. Symptomatic
aneurysms are often life-threatening.

The first part of this paper presents a literature review of this rare disease, and the second part presents
a the material of the cochort of 5 patients underwent surgical treatment due to venous aneurysm and its

There is no clear standard of treatment for venous aneurysms. The main reasons for this are relatively
low epidemiology, diversity of locations, difficulty in establishing primary and secondary aetiologies,
anatomical structure, and the coexistence of concomitant diseases. Given the numerous uncertainties,
several factors should be considered when deciding the next steps in treatment.

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