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Large duodenal hematoma associated with transcatheter arterial embolization following endoscopic hemostasis in a cirrhosis patient: Case report.
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PMID:  22287407     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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To date, there has been no report on duodenal intramural hematoma following transcatheter arterial embolization in bleeding duodenal ulcer refractory to endoscopic hemostasis. We experienced a case of obstructive cholangitis and pancreatitis secondary to duodenal intramural hematoma associated with transcatheter arterial embolization, following endoscopic hemostatic procedures for a bleeding duodenal ulcer in a patient with cirrhosis. The patient was successfully treated with percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage. We suggest that transcatheter arterial embolization can be a cause of duodenal intramural hematoma, and that percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage, rather than surgical intervention, can be useful in the treatment of biliary or pancreatic obstruction secondary to duodenal intramural hematoma, especially in patients with bleeding diathesis.
Authors:
Moon Won; Park Mi Jung; Park Seun Ja; Park Moo In; Jang Lee LA; Jung Gyoo Sik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1300-4948     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk J Gastroenterol     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9515841     Medline TA:  Turk J Gastroenterol     Country:  Turkey    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  612-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Kosin University College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Busan, Republic of Korea. moonone70@hanmail.net.
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