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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 110-112

Endovascular treatment of celiac artery aneurysm using detachable vascular plugs

1 Department of Interventional Radiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Ajit Kumar Yadav
Department of Interventional Radiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi - 110 060
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1115-1474.121105

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Aneurysm of the celiac trunk is one of the rarest forms of splanchnic artery aneurysm. Untreated lesions enlarge progressively and may rupture spontaneously. Treatment of the celiac artery aneurysm is usually done by surgery or percutaneously by coil embolization. Presented is a case of 85-year-old man who sought care for a celiac trunk aneurysm detected on Doppler examination and confirmed by computed tomographic angiography. Patient underwent successful embolization using detachable vascular plugs.

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