Emergency endovascular coiling of a ruptured giant splenic artery aneurysm

Erika Wernheden*, Anne Sofie Brenøe, Saeid Shahidi

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Splenic artery aneurysms (SAAs) are the third most common abdominal aneurysm. Endovascular treatment of SAAs is preferred, and coiling is the most commonly used technique. Ruptured giant (>5 cm) SAAs are usually treated with open surgery including splenectomy. We present a rare case of a ruptured 15-cm giant SAA in an 84-year-old woman treated successfully with emergency endovascular coiling. To our knowledge, this is one of the few reports of emergency endovascular treatment for ruptured giant SAA.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Vascular Surgery Cases and Innovative Techniques
Vol/bind3
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)240-242
ISSN2468-4287
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017

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