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Endovascular treatment of multiple anomalous splenic artery aneurysms in a Jehovah witness.
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PMID:  23463933     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Purpose. The present report describes a full endovascular treatment of a multiple anomalous (Splenic artery aneurysms) SAA with combination of coils embolization and proximal occlusion of the splenic artery with the Amplatzer vascular plug. Case report. A 53-year-old Jehovah witness woman presented with multiple aneurysms arising from an anomalous splenic artery. An endovascular treatment was performed by implantation of multiple coils and an Amplatzer Vascular Plug. A CT scan 2 months after the procedure showed complete thrombosis of the aneurysms. Discussion. Aneurysms involving an anomalous or aberrant splenic artery are rarely reported in the literature. Their surgical treatment involves potential difficulties as a consequence of anatomical position and vascular anomalies. A fully endovascular technique can be much more attractive compared to any surgical management, providing an effective and minimally invasive option.
R Borioni; G De Persio; M Leporace; C Di Capua; U Boggi; M Garofalo
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Il Giornale di chirurgia     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0391-9005     ISO Abbreviation:  G Chir     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-03-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9011768     Medline TA:  G Chir     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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