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Giant aneurysm of the splenic artery--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10779006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Giant aneurysms of the splenic artery larger than 10 cm are rare. The size of splenic aneurysms rarely exceeds 3 cm. Aneurysms that are often symptomatic because of their size must be treated rapidly before rupture. An etiologic and diagnostic evaluation with computed tomography and selective angiography of the visceral arteries is essential before treatment. Operative indication is imperative for these aneurysms. Their mass with portal compression and dense adhesions to adjacent organs allow only aneurysmal exclusion by proximal and distal ligation with preservation of the spleen. The control of the proximal splenic artery is often difficult, justifying the choice of the surgical access. A case of surgically treated giant splenic artery aneurysm associated with right benign renal lesion is presented with a review of the literature on this subject.
P Bornet; S A Medjoubi; A Tissot; A Jurado; J Hibon; C Terris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-04     Completed Date:  2000-05-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Vascular Surgery, University School of Medicine, Nice Sophia-Antipolis Grasse Hospital, France.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / radiography,  surgery*
Splenic Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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