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Successful embolization of the dorsal pancreatic artery to control massive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6966479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Selective arterial embolization is an established technique to control gastrointestinal bleeding in patients who are poor surgical risks and in whom bleeding is uncontrolled by other methods. This article describes the control of upper gastrointestinal bleeding by subselective embolization of a bleeding branch of the dorsal pancreatic artery in a patient with severe pancreatitis. This is the first recorded successful embolization of the dorsal pancreatic artery to control hemorrhage.
I Vujic; M C Anderson; H C Meredith; J W Cullom
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  1980 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-12     Completed Date:  1980-07-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arteries / surgery
Chronic Disease
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology,  surgery*
Pancreas / blood supply*
Pancreatitis / complications

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