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Embolization of a Jejunal Artery Pseudoaneurysm via Collateral Vessels

Published inCase reports in surgery, vol. 2015, 465143
Publication date2015
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Visceral artery pseudoaneurysms are rare and only few cases have been reported. They are considered to be life threatening in case of rupture. Rapid treatment is mandatory and endovascular procedure is recommended as the treatment of choice. Occasionally, endovascular approach is difficult to achieve, owing to unusual vascular anatomy. Whenever it is the case, an alternative method has to be considered. We report the case of a jejunal artery pseudoaneurysm that required an access via collateral vessels to accomplish complete occlusion in a 34-year-old woman who presented with a sudden epigastric pain 14 days after a cephalic duodenopancreatectomy.

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BREGUET, Romain, PUPULIM, Lawrence, TERRAZ, Sylvain. Embolization of a Jejunal Artery Pseudoaneurysm via Collateral Vessels. In: Case reports in surgery, 2015, vol. 2015, p. 465143. doi: 10.1155/2015/465143
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