SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.9 issue1Endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm: case reportTotal laparoscopic aortic surgery for treatment of limb critical ischemia: report of the first case in Brazil author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Jornal Vascular Brasileiro

Print version ISSN 1677-5449


MACHADO, Alexandre de Tarso et al. Endovascular treatment of hemorrhage due to splenic artery injury in acute pancreatitis: case report. J. vasc. bras. [online]. 2010, vol.9, n.1, pp.61-65.  Epub Apr 30, 2010. ISSN 1677-5449.

Splenic artery injury is a rare complication related to trauma, iatrogenic injury, and pancreatitis. Hemostasis can be made by identification of the vascular lesion through selective catheterism followed by embolization of the bleeding vessel. We report a case of a patient with biliary pancreatitis, who presented hemorrhage due to rupture of the splenic artery during a necrosectomy procedure and was successfully treated with selective embolization.

Keywords : Pancreatitis; hemorrhage; embolization.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English | Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License