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Use of a stent graft for bleeding hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm following pancreaticoduodenectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17098663     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although uncommon, bleeding following pancreaticoduodenectomy is associated with high mortality. Management generally includes surgical reexploration or, alternatively, transarterial embolization. We report the case of a 62-year-old man who presented with massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding 3 weeks after pancreaticoduodenectomy. Selective coeliac angiography revealed a large pseudoaneurysm involving the proper hepatic artery. This was treated successfully with a stent graft. There was no recurrence of bleeding at the 6-month follow-up. To our knowledge, this is the first report of stent graft repair of bleeding hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm following pancreaticoduodenectomy.
Authors:
Leoncio L Kaw; Moshin Saeed; Matt Brunson; Giacomo A Delaria; Ralph B Dilley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian journal of surgery / Asian Surgical Association     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1015-9584     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian J Surg     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-13     Completed Date:  2006-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8900600     Medline TA:  Asian J Surg     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital, La Jolla, California, USA. junkaw2000@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aneurysm, False / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Angiography
Follow-Up Studies
Hepatic Artery* / radiography
Humans
Liver Abscess / complications,  radiography,  surgery
Male
Melena / etiology*
Middle Aged
Pancreaticoduodenectomy*
Postoperative Complications*
Radiography, Abdominal
Stents*
Time Factors
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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