Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2020 • VOLUME 26 • №1

Embolization of a pseudoaneurysm of the inferior gastroduodenal artery

Ter-Akopyan A.V., Kalinin A.A., Kryuchkova O.V., Abramov A.S., Tagaev N.B.

Department of Roentgenosurgical Methods of Diagnosis and Treatment, Central Clinical Hospital and Polyclinic of the RF President’s Affairs Administration, Moscow, Russia

Aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms of visceral arteries are relatively rare clinical entities and their pathogenesis has not yet been fully understood. Aneurysmal rupture appears to be a complication leading to life-threatening internal haemorrhage and is a cause of high mortality. However, advances in endovascular surgery techniques have extended the capabilities of treating aneurysms, allowing microemboli to be delivered even to the hard-to-reach portions of the vascular bed with complicated anatomy. Presented in the article is a clinical case report regarding embolization of a false aneurysm of the inferior gastrointestinal artery, separated by a microcoil, and demonstrating possibilities of endovascular superselective embolization of the target vessel.

KEY WORDS: inferior gastrointestinal artery, aneurysm, embolization.

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