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Celiac artery aneurysms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20363105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Celiac artery aneurysms are extremely rare vascular lesions that are frequently asymptomatic. When present, clinical manifestations are often vague and unspecific. The most serious complication of celiac artery aneurysms is rupture with a mortality rate up to 100%. Elective surgical repair, with a mortality rate of 5%, is recommended except when operative risks contraindicate abdominal surgery. The authors present three clinical cases of celiac artery aneurysms treated by open surgery and discuss the surgical options adopted.
Leonor Vasconcelos; Ana Catarina Garcia; João Silva e Castro; João Albuquerque e Castro; Luís Mota Capitão
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-10     Completed Date:  2010-08-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  554.e17-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Santa Marta Hospital, 1169-024 Lisbon, Portugal.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / radiography,  surgery*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Celiac Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures*

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