Transcatheter Arterial Embolization of a Lumbar Artery Injury with Traumatic Aortic Dissection.

Whole-body-enhanced computed tomography of a septuagenarian woman hit by a truck revealed a traumatic aortic dissection (Stanford B) and arterial bleeding from the right lumbar artery in the right iliopsoas muscle. Angiography revealed an active arterial extravasation from a false lumen of the left lumbar artery. We performed a transcatheter arterial… CONTINUE READING