[Treatment of hemosuccus pancreaticus by bilateral embolization of gastric arteries].

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BACKGROUND Arosion of peripancreatic arteries in acute or chronic pancreatitis is a rare cause of bleeding into gastrointestinal tract--hemosuccus pancreaticus. Aim of the paper is to show the diagnostic and therapeutic options in this serious clinical stage. METHODS AND RESULTS We report a case of a patient with chronic pancreatitis who developed acute… (More)

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