Endovascular stent graft treatment in a patient with splenic artery aneurysm.

@article{Karaman2005EndovascularSG,
  title={Endovascular stent graft treatment in a patient with splenic artery aneurysm.},
  author={Kutlay Karaman and Levent Onat and Mustafa Şirvanci and R{\"u}stem Olga},
  journal={Diagnostic and interventional radiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={119-21}
}
Splenic artery aneurysms are rare but important vascular lesions that constitute approximately 60% of all visceral arterial aneurysms. Splenic artery is the third most common localization of intraabdominal aneurysm formation. Rupture is the main complication that occurs in 3%-10% of the cases. We describe a case with a proximal splenic artery aneurysm. To preserve splenic function and reduce the risk of aneurysmal rupture, we used stent-graft to embolize the aneurysm treated percutaneously. The… CONTINUE READING
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