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Endovascular treatment for pseudoaneurysms arising from the hepatic artery after liver transplantation.
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PMID:  25183291     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm after liver transplantation is an uncommon but potentially lethal complication. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to avoid life-threatening hemorrhage in these patients. We herein report the case of three patients who developed hepatic artery pseudoaneurysms after living donor liver transplantation. Two patients presented with massive duodenal bleeding secondary to erosion of the hepatic artery into the bile duct, and one patient presented with intra-abdominal bleeding. These patients were managed by catheter-based minimal invasive endovascular procedures including coil embolization and stent grafting. All the patients were treated successfully with uneventful recovery. This technique can be considered as an effective treatment option for hepatic artery pseudoaneurysms instead of a difficult surgical intervention.
Authors:
Ashok Thorat; Chen-Fang Lee; Tsung-Han Wu; Kuang-Tse Pan; Sung-Yu Chu; Hong-Shiue Chou; Kun-Ming Chan; Ting-Jung Wu; Wei-Chen Lee
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian journal of surgery / Asian Surgical Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0219-3108     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian J Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-9-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8900600     Medline TA:  Asian J Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014. Published by Elsevier B.V.
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