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Concurrent treatment of acute pancreatitis and multiple visceral artery aneurysms using endovascular techniques.
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PMID:  22566183     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Multiple aneurysms involving the celiac axis are extremely rare. Celiac artery aneurysms account for only 4% of all visceral aneurysms with 40% having concomitant aneurysms such as gastroduodenal artery (GDA) aneurysms. Development of a GDA aneurysm is associated with pancreatitis. If a GDA aneurysm ruptures, traditional repair is through open surgical techniques with significant morbidity and mortality as up to 50% occur in the setting of chronic pancreatitis. However, a ruptured GDA aneurysm causing pancreatitis has not been described previously. We report a case of successful endovascular treatment of a ruptured GDA aneurysm and concomitant celiac artery aneurysm leading to the resolution of acute pancreatitis.
Authors:
Mario Mitkov; Weesam Kassim Al-Khatib; Wei Zhou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  46     ISSN:  1938-9116     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Palo Alto VA Health System, Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.
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