Endovascular management of superior mesenteric artery pseudoaneurysm Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aneurysm, False
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
  • Mesenteric Artery, Superior

abstract

  • A 31-year-old man underwent a Whipple procedure for a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, which consists of a pancreaticoduodenectomy and reconstruction to restore intestinal continuity. Six weeks after the operation, he presented with severe mid-epigastric pain radiating to his back. Imaging studies revealed a large pseudoaneurysm arising from the superior mesenteric artery. Selective superior mesenteric angiography confirmed the presence of the pseudoaneurysm. A 6 mm × 2.5 cm stent graft (Viabhan; W.L. Gore, Flagstaff, Ariz) was deployed across the pseudoaneurysm origin with preservation of the mesenteric branches. The patient had immediate resolution of symptoms and follow-up imaging showed patency of the stent graft and exclusion of the pseudoaneurysm.

publication date

  • January 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jvs.2010.07.071

PubMed ID

  • 21184935

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 209

end page

  • 11

volume

  • 53

number

  • 1