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Stab injury of the superior mesenteric artery with life threatening bleeding - endovascular treatment with an unusual technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20737388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endovascular microcoil embolization of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) main trunk is not currently employed as a treatment for penetrating injury to the SMA in hemodynamically instable patients. Immediate laparotomy is the initial gold standard therapy. We report a case of successful SMA microcoil embolization with preservation of mesenteric perfusion by an unusual endovascular technique.
Serdar Demirel; C Winter; B Rapprich; H Weigand; G Gamstätter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  VASA. Zeitschrift für Gefässkrankheiten     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0301-1526     ISO Abbreviation:  VASA     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-25     Completed Date:  2010-10-05     Revised Date:  2012-10-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0317051     Medline TA:  Vasa     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  268-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Ruprecht-Karls University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Embolization, Therapeutic* / instrumentation
Hemorrhage / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Mesenteric Artery, Superior / injuries*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Splanchnic Circulation
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Wounds, Stab / complications,  radiography,  therapy*

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