Hepatic artery dissection in a 65-year-old woman with acute pancreatitis.

@article{Crowhurst2011HepaticAD,
  title={Hepatic artery dissection in a 65-year-old woman with acute pancreatitis.},
  author={Thomas D Crowhurst and Phyllis B Ho},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={386.e17-21}
}
We describe a case of hepatic artery dissection in a 65-year-old woman. This is the 22nd reported case of hepatic artery dissection, and the first associated with mild acute pancreatitis. The incidence of this condition may be increasing with rising rates of intervention affecting the biliary system. Recognition may also be increasing with growing use of high-quality radiography. Treatment should prevent rupture and ameliorate cardiovascular risk. Surgery should be considered in patients with… CONTINUE READING

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