Successful emergency endovascular treatment of iatrogenic giant hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm

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Ramazan Buyukkaya
Ömer Aydın
Cüneyt Erdog˘an
Ekrem Kaya
Bahattin Hakyemez


Visceral artery aneurysms and visceral artery pseudoaneurysms frequently present as life-threatening emergencies. Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm (HAP) is a very rare disease but in cases of complication, there is a very high mortality. The most common cause of HAP is iatrogenic trauma such as liver biopsy, transhepatic biliary drainage and cholecystectomy. We present a case of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm presenting as hemobilia managed with cover stent of the aneurysm.

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Buyukkaya, Ramazan, et al. “Successful Emergency Endovascular Treatment of Iatrogenic Giant Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm”. Annali Italiani Di Chirurgia, vol. 3, no. July, July 2014, pp. 1-3,
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