Hong Kong Med J 1995;1:173-7 | Number 2, June 1995
Splanchnic aneurysms
WCS Meng, M Chan, WY Lau, AKC Li
Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
Splanchnic aneurysms are rare but lethal events. Three cases demonstrating different types of splanchnic aneurysms are presented. The natural history, clinical presentation, investigations and modalities of treatment for splenic artery aneurysm, hepatic artery aneurysm, and superior mesenteric artery aneurysm are discussed.
Key words: Splanchnic circulation; Aneurysm; Splenic artery; Hepatic artery; Superior mesenteric artery; Embolisation; Ligation
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