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Title: Stent graft placement for an incidental finding of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm post hepatectomy, a case report and literature review
Authors: Aoun, Charbel
El Rassi, Ziad
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Case report
Hepatectomy
Pseudoaneurysm
Stent graft
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: National Library of Medicine
Part of: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Volume: 49
Start page: 191
End page: 193
Abstract: 
Introduction
Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm is usually iatrogenic, with bleeding occurring early or late postoperatively.

Case presentation
A 61-year-old man with pseudoaneurysm of the common hepatic artery post hepatectomy treated with a stent-graft. The patient was asymptomatic and the pseudoaneurysm appeared incidentally on follow-up. Selective catheterization of the common hepatic artery showed a pseudo-aneurysm close to its origin. Covered stent was deployed in the main hepatic artery. Completion angiography showed no residual spasm and adequate patency of the common hepatic artery, with complete exclusion of the pseudoaneurysm.

Discussion
Using stentgraft for pseudoaneurysm management has multiple advantages when compared to other traditional techniques. However, stent placement has its own complications.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5757
ISSN: 2210-2612
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2018.06.038
Open URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
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