SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY PSEUDOANEURYSM RUPTURE: A RARE COMPLICATION OF PANCREATIC SURGERY

  • Carolina Semião Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Daniel Branão Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Clara Nogueira Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Ricardo Gouveia Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Rita Augusto Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Nuno Coelho Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Evelise Pinto Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • João Ribeiro Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • João Peixoto Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Luís Fernandes Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Alexandra Canedo Serviço de Angiologia e Cirurgia Vascular, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Keywords: Superior mesenteric artery pseudoaneurysm, Pseudoaneurysm rupture, Endovascular treatment

Abstract

Pseudoaneurysms after gastro-intestinal tract surgery are rare. Most of them occur after biliary tract and pancreatic surgery. They can lead to potentially serious consequences, such as rupture, hemorrhage and death. For these reasons, pseudoaneurysms should be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. 

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Published
2021-09-10
Section
Clinical Case