A Case Of Splenic Artery Aneurysm, Treated By
Aneurysmectomy And Splenic Artery End-To-End
Volume 4 - Issue 2
Mohammad Alşalaldeh* and Bilgin Emrecan
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- Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine Hospital, Denizli/ Turkey
Mohammad Alşalaldeh, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine
Hospital, Denizli/ Turkey.
Received: October 24, 2019; Published: November 04, 2019
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We are reporting a case of 70 year old male patient, presented with chief complaint of mid and upper abdominal pain and
discomfort for about 3 months and contipation for several days, investigations showed a splenic artery aneurysm of about 4 cm,
patient was treated by open surgery and aneurysmectomy was done followed by splenic artery end-to-end anastomosis without
touching the spleen. Patient was followed up in our intensive care unit (ICU) for one day then transferred to the floor. On the 6. day
of the operation he was discharged with no complaint.
Keywords: Abdominal Pain; Splenic Artery Aneurysm (SAA); Open Surgery; Aneurysmectomy; End-To-End Anastomosis