Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
Print version ISSN 1677-5449
OLIVEIRA, Fabricio Mascarenhas de and MOURAO, Guilherme de Souza. Subintimal angioplasty after late thrombosis of hepatic artery stent implanted in liver transplantation. J. vasc. bras. [online]. 2012, vol.11, n.1, pp. 53-56. ISSN 1677-5449. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1677-54492012000100009.
The present study reports a case of hepatic artery stenosis treated by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stent. After 30 days, this artery occluded and the patient was submitted successfully to thrombolysis and subintimal percutaneous angioplasty. Ninety days after the procedure a computed tomography showed patency of hepatic artery.
Keywords : angioplasty; hepatic artery; transplantation.