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Middle-colic artery aneurysm associated with segmental arterial mediolysis, successfully managed by transcatheter arterial embolization: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19198994     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An aneurysm of the middle-colic artery, associated with segmental arterial mediolysis (SAM), is a rare condition. This report describes a case of a middle-colic artery aneurysm that was associated with SAM. A 57-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of severe abdominal pain. A rupture of a middle-colic artery aneurysm was diagnosed by computed tomography, and angiography showed that it may have been associated with SAM. The ruptured aneurysm was successfully treated with transcatheter arterial embolization. Transcatheter arterial embolization might be one of the best treatments for such a complicated aneurysm occurring in a visceral artery.
Takahisa Hirokawa; Hirozumi Sawai; Koji Yamada; Takehiro Wakasugi; Hiromitsu Takeyama; Hiroyuki Ogino; Masakatsu Tsurusaki; Yasuaki Arai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-02-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-09     Completed Date:  2009-04-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  144-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / radiography,  therapy*
Arteries / pathology*
Contrast Media
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Viscera / blood supply*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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