Volume 11, Issue 1 (5-1997)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 1997 | Back to browse issues page

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HODJATI H, ARSHADI S. GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING FROM A FISTULA BETWEEN A HEPATIC ARTERY ANEURYSM AND THE DUODENUM: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LI TERATURE. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1997; 11 (1) :67-69
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1147-en.html
From the Departments of Surgery and Radiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran
Abstract:   (2381 Views)
Hepatic artery aneurysms are a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage and may represent significant problems in both diagnosis and management. We report a 70 year old patient with gastrointestinal bleeding from a fistula between a 7 cm hepatic artery aneurysm and the duodenum. He underwent successful surgical management with endoaneurysmorrhaphy and duodenal wall repair.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Surgery

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