Ruptured Splenic Artery Aneurysms Review of Literature and Presentation of Two Cases

@article{Thirugnanam1973RupturedSA,
  title={Ruptured Splenic Artery Aneurysms Review of Literature and Presentation of Two Cases},
  author={A Thirugnanam and Kendall E. Sauter and Anita Coles Costello},
  journal={Vascular and Endovascular Surgery},
  year={1973},
  volume={7},
  pages={269 - 275}
}
Splenic artery aneurysm, though most often silent and second only to aortic aneurysms in incidence, sometimes presents itself dramatically. It carries a high mortality when it ruptures and particularly in pregnant females in whom the diagnosis may be difficult. Beaussierl in 1770 reported the first case from an anatomical dissection. Winckler~ recognized splenic artery aneurysm during laparotomy in a patient with abdominal pain of eight years duration. Hogler3 in 1920 made the preoperative… CONTINUE READING

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