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Modified stent-supported coil embolization for treatment of a splenic artery pseudoaneurysm.
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PMID:  20691607     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient presented 2 weeks after distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy with increased bloody output from his surgical drain. Catheter angiography found an enlarging splenic artery stump pseudoaneurysm. During the procedure, there was concern that nontarget embolization may occur, given the short splenic artery remnant. Pseudoaneurysm thrombosis was subsequently achieved using a variation of stent-supported coil embolization. At 3-month follow-up, the patient had no recurrent bleeding from the surgical site. Although this technique has been described in the treatment of neurovascular and renal artery aneurysms, it is applicable to, and readily adapted for, use in visceral arterial procedures.
Kurt A Schoppe; Joseph Ciacci; Michael Bettmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1535-7732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-30     Completed Date:  2010-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203369     Medline TA:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1452-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 SIR. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Radiology, Division of Radiological Sciences, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Aneurysm, Ruptured / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation*
Middle Aged
Pancreatectomy / adverse effects*
Pancreatic Neoplasms / surgery*
Prosthesis Design
Splenectomy / adverse effects*
Splenic Artery / radiography,  surgery*
Time Factors
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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