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Minerva Chir. 1991 Jun 30;46(12):695-8.

[Digestive hemorrhage caused by rupture of an aneurysm of the superior pancreaticoduodenal artery].

[Article in Italian]

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Dipartimento Discipline Chirugiche, Università degli Studi, L'Aquila.

Abstract

Aneurysms of the pancreaticoduodenal artery are rare. Nonoperative management of an iatrogenic superior pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm which ruptured into the duodenal stump of a Billroth II partial gastrectomy, is described here. Based on a literature review, both aetiology and site of rupture of this observation are very uncommon. Super-selective angiography was used for diagnosis and embolisation for definitive treatment.

PMID:
1961594
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