Successful emergency endovascular treatment of iatrogenic giant hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm


COD: 2208_21_07_2014_ep Categorie: ,

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

Ann. Ital. Chir.Published online (EP) 21 July 2014

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Visceral artery aneurysms and visceral artery pseudoaneurysms frequently present as life-threatening emergencies. Hepaticartery pseudoaneurysm (HAP) is a very rare disease but in cases of complication, there is a very high mortality. Themost 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.