Massive extra-enteric gastrointestinal bleeding: angiographic diagnosis.

@article{Koehler1976MassiveEG,
  title={Massive extra-enteric gastrointestinal bleeding: angiographic diagnosis.},
  author={Peter Koehler and James A. Nelson and Malcolm M. Berenson},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1976},
  volume={119 1},
  pages={41-4}
}
Two patients with massive gastrointestinal bleeding are reported. One bled from an aneurysm of a branch of the left hepatic artery, the blood reaching the bowel through communication with the biliary tree. The second had an aneurysm of a branch of the splenic artery which communicated with the pancreatic duct. This type of bleeding is intermittent and, consequently, actual extravasation of contrast media is not always seen. Therefore, if one sees an aneurysm of a visceral artery, even if it… CONTINUE READING

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