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Transcatheter embolization of a pseudoaneurysm of the inferior epigastric artery with N-butyl cyanoacrylate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18270285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 41-year-old man presented with alcoholic liver cirrhosis with ascites and clotting abnormality. After therapeutic paracentesis, haemoperitoneum ensued without colour Doppler ultrasound or CT evidence of pseudoaneurysm or haematoma at the site of paracentesis. However, an angiogram of the inferior epigastric artery revealed an obvious small pseudoaneurysm arising from its small muscular branch, and this pseudoaneurysm was successfully treated by transcatheter embolization with N-butyl cyanoacrylate. Transcatheter embolization with N-butyl cyanoacrylate is useful treatment for pseudoaneurysms arising from the small muscular branch of the inferior epigastric artery, which cannot be catheterized superselectively close to the pseudoaneurysm.
Authors:
S W Park; W H Choe; C H Lee; M W Lee; Y J Kim; S Y Kwon; H J Jeon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  81     ISSN:  1748-880X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-13     Completed Date:  2008-03-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e64-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Konkuk University Hospital, 4-12 Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, 143-729 Seoul, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, False / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Angiography
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Enbucrilate / therapeutic use*
Epigastric Arteries* / radiography,  surgery
Humans
Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic / therapy
Male
Paracentesis / adverse effects
Tissue Adhesives / therapeutic use*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tissue Adhesives; 6606-65-1/Enbucrilate

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