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Post-traumatic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm treated with endovascular embolization and thrombin injection.
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PMID:  21160978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Post-traumatic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm is uncommon, appearing in approximately 1% of hepatic trauma cases. Most are extrahepatic (80%) and have a late onset. Although they are usually asymptomatic, they should always be treated becasue of the high risk of complications, especially breakage. Currently the treatment of choice is endovascular embolization with coils or the exclusion of the pseudoaneurysm using other intravascular devices. Recently there have been accounts of a treatment that combines embolization with coils and image-guided percutaneous human thrombin injection. We present a case of post-traumatic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm that was successfully treated using this combined technique.
Lloret Estañ Francisco; López Conesa Asunción; Capel Alemán Antonio; Robles Campos Ricardo; Reus Pintado Manuel; Marín Hernández Caridad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of hepatology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1948-5182     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Hepatol     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-16     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101532469     Medline TA:  World J Hepatol     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-90     Citation Subset:  -    
Lloret Estañ Francisco, Capel Alemán Antonio, Reus Pinado Manuel, Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, University General Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca. Ctra Murcia-Cartagena, 30120 El Palmar, Murcia, Spain.
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