True pancreaticoduodenal aneurysms with celiac stenosis or occlusion.

@article{Brocker2012TruePA,
  title={True pancreaticoduodenal aneurysms with celiac stenosis or occlusion.},
  author={Jason A Brocker and Janae L Maher and R. W. Innes Smith},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={204 5},
  pages={762-8}
}
BACKGROUND Pancreaticoduodenal artery (PDA) aneurysms are rare, representing only 2% of all visceral artery aneurysms. True PDA aneurysms associated with celiac stenosis or occlusion make up an even smaller subset of this group. No relationship between aneurysm size and the likelihood of rupture of PDA aneurysms is apparent. PDA aneurysm rupture is associated with a mortality rate upwards of 50%; therefore, accepted practice is treatment upon diagnosis. There is debate in the literature on… CONTINUE READING
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True pancreaticoduodenal aneurysms with celiac stenosis or occlusion

  • JA Brocker, JL Maher, RW. Smith
  • Am J Surg
  • 2012

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