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An impending rupture of a celiac artery aneurysm in a patient with Behçet's disease -- extra-anatomic aorto-common hepatic artery bypass: report of a case.
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PMID:  18239878     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A celiac artery aneurysm associated with Behçet's disease is extremely rare. We herein present the case of successful surgical treatment for an impending rupture of a large celiac artery aneurysm with a wide proximal neck in a patient associated with Behçet's disease. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a procedure involving extra-anatomic aorto-common hepatic artery (CHA) bypass through the retroperitoneal space implanting a 6-mm expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft. An 18-month postoperative magnetic resonance angiography scan showed a good patency of the aorto-CHA graft without an anastomotic pseudoaneurysm in a closure of aorta and anastomoses.
Hideaki Maeda; Hisaki Umezawa; Masakazu Goshima; Tsutomu Hattori; Tetsuya Nakamura; Nanao Negishi; Toshinori Oinuma; Masahiko Sugitani; Norimichi Nemoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-02-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-01     Completed Date:  2008-06-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30-1 Oyaguchikami-machi, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, 173-8610, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical
Aneurysm, Ruptured / etiology,  surgery*
Aorta / surgery
Behcet Syndrome / complications*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Celiac Artery*
Hepatic Artery / surgery

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