splenic artery

Summary

Summary: The largest branch of the celiac trunk with distribution to the spleen, pancreas, stomach and greater omentum.

Top Publications

  1. Morinaga A, Ogata T, Kage M, Kinoshita H, Aoyagi S. Comparison of liver regeneration after a splenectomy and splenic artery ligation in a dimethylnitrosamine-induced cirrhotic rat model. HPB (Oxford). 2010;12:22-30 pubmed publisher
    A splenectomy and splenic artery ligation accelerate liver regeneration and improve liver function after a hepatectomy. However, there are no studies that directly compared the effects of a splenectomy and splenic artery ligation...
  2. Wong S, Lindsay T, Roche Nagle G. Anomalous splenic artery aneurysm. Vascular. 2013;21:105-8 pubmed publisher
    Aneurysms of the splenic artery are the most common visceral aneurysm. A splenomesenteric trunk, which involves the splenic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA), is rare and occurs in less than 1% of patients...
  3. Sabe A, Claridge J, Rosenblum D, Lie K, Malangoni M. The effects of splenic artery embolization on nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: a 16-year experience. J Trauma. 2009;67:565-72; discussion 571-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The application of splenic artery embolization (SAE) in NOM has been controversial...
  4. Strasberg S, Sanchez L, Hawkins W, Fields R, Linehan D. Resection of tumors of the neck of the pancreas with venous invasion: the "Whipple at the Splenic Artery (WATSA)" procedure. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012;16:1048-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we present our method of resecting such tumors, which we term "Whipple at the Splenic Artery (WATSA)".
  5. Pasha S, Gloviczki P, Stanson A, Kamath P. Splanchnic artery aneurysms. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007;82:472-9 pubmed
    ..However, little is known about the natural history and clinical presentation of splanchnic artery aneurysms. Splenic artery aneurysms are the most common of the splanchnic artery aneurysms; multiple aneurysms are present in ..
  6. Martins Santos M, Correia L, Rodrigues R, Lenz Tolentino L, Ferrari A, Della Libera E. Splenic artery embolization and infarction after cyanoacrylate injection for esophageal varices. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007;65:1088-90 pubmed
  7. Kinoshita H, Kubota A, Kasuda S, Nishiguchi M, Takahashi M, Ouchi H, et al. An autopsy case of rupture of an aneurysm of the splenic artery. Soud Lek. 2008;53:44-5 pubmed
    We present here a case of sudden death resulting from the rupture of an aneurysm of the splenic artery. From the histopathological findings, we concluded that the formation of the splenic aneurysm was associated with the fibromuscular ..
  8. Sadat U, Dar O, Walsh S, Varty K. Splenic artery aneurysms in pregnancy--a systematic review. Int J Surg. 2008;6:261-5 pubmed
    Visceral artery aneurysm is an uncommon pathology, with a potential for rupture. Splenic artery aneurysms (SAA) are most commonly (60%) associated with a high mortality rate of 25% in case of aneurysm rupture...
  9. Carrafiello G, Laganà D, Dizonno M, Mangini M, Fugazzola C. Endovascular ligature of splenic artery aneurysm with Amplatzer Vascular Plug: a case report. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2007;8:203-6 pubmed
    b>Splenic artery aneurysm (SAA) is a rare disease that is asymptomatic for a long time and is often only incidentally discovered during imaging performed for other reasons...
  10. Di Vella G, Arpaio A, Marzullo A, Colonna M. Rupture of the spleen or splenic vessels (splenic emergency syndrome) in late pregnancy: a report of two autopsy cases. Forensic Sci Int. 2008;176:e1-5 pubmed
    Emergencies of splenic origin in pregnancy involving rupture of the splenic artery or hemorrhage are rare events that can present suddenly and unexpectedly...

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  1. Morinaga A, Ogata T, Kage M, Kinoshita H, Aoyagi S. Comparison of liver regeneration after a splenectomy and splenic artery ligation in a dimethylnitrosamine-induced cirrhotic rat model. HPB (Oxford). 2010;12:22-30 pubmed publisher
    A splenectomy and splenic artery ligation accelerate liver regeneration and improve liver function after a hepatectomy. However, there are no studies that directly compared the effects of a splenectomy and splenic artery ligation...
  2. Wong S, Lindsay T, Roche Nagle G. Anomalous splenic artery aneurysm. Vascular. 2013;21:105-8 pubmed publisher
    Aneurysms of the splenic artery are the most common visceral aneurysm. A splenomesenteric trunk, which involves the splenic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA), is rare and occurs in less than 1% of patients...
  3. Sabe A, Claridge J, Rosenblum D, Lie K, Malangoni M. The effects of splenic artery embolization on nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: a 16-year experience. J Trauma. 2009;67:565-72; discussion 571-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The application of splenic artery embolization (SAE) in NOM has been controversial...
  4. Strasberg S, Sanchez L, Hawkins W, Fields R, Linehan D. Resection of tumors of the neck of the pancreas with venous invasion: the "Whipple at the Splenic Artery (WATSA)" procedure. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012;16:1048-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we present our method of resecting such tumors, which we term "Whipple at the Splenic Artery (WATSA)".
  5. Pasha S, Gloviczki P, Stanson A, Kamath P. Splanchnic artery aneurysms. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007;82:472-9 pubmed
    ..However, little is known about the natural history and clinical presentation of splanchnic artery aneurysms. Splenic artery aneurysms are the most common of the splanchnic artery aneurysms; multiple aneurysms are present in ..
  6. Martins Santos M, Correia L, Rodrigues R, Lenz Tolentino L, Ferrari A, Della Libera E. Splenic artery embolization and infarction after cyanoacrylate injection for esophageal varices. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007;65:1088-90 pubmed
  7. Kinoshita H, Kubota A, Kasuda S, Nishiguchi M, Takahashi M, Ouchi H, et al. An autopsy case of rupture of an aneurysm of the splenic artery. Soud Lek. 2008;53:44-5 pubmed
    We present here a case of sudden death resulting from the rupture of an aneurysm of the splenic artery. From the histopathological findings, we concluded that the formation of the splenic aneurysm was associated with the fibromuscular ..
  8. Sadat U, Dar O, Walsh S, Varty K. Splenic artery aneurysms in pregnancy--a systematic review. Int J Surg. 2008;6:261-5 pubmed
    Visceral artery aneurysm is an uncommon pathology, with a potential for rupture. Splenic artery aneurysms (SAA) are most commonly (60%) associated with a high mortality rate of 25% in case of aneurysm rupture...
  9. Carrafiello G, Laganà D, Dizonno M, Mangini M, Fugazzola C. Endovascular ligature of splenic artery aneurysm with Amplatzer Vascular Plug: a case report. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2007;8:203-6 pubmed
    b>Splenic artery aneurysm (SAA) is a rare disease that is asymptomatic for a long time and is often only incidentally discovered during imaging performed for other reasons...
  10. Di Vella G, Arpaio A, Marzullo A, Colonna M. Rupture of the spleen or splenic vessels (splenic emergency syndrome) in late pregnancy: a report of two autopsy cases. Forensic Sci Int. 2008;176:e1-5 pubmed
    Emergencies of splenic origin in pregnancy involving rupture of the splenic artery or hemorrhage are rare events that can present suddenly and unexpectedly...
  11. Pinarbasi B, Poturoglu S, Yanar H, Guven K, Akyuz F, Dizdaroglu F, et al. A rare cause of hemosuccus pancreaticus: primary splenic artery aneurysm ruptured into pancreatic serous cystadenoma. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2008;19:57-63 pubmed
    ..Laparotomy was performed, which confirmed that intraabdominal haemorrhagia had occurred with the rupture of a splenic artery aneurysm into a pancreatic serous cystadenoma, which ruptured into the abdomen because of high pressure...
  12. Yamamoto S, Hirota S, Maeda H, Achiwa S, Arai K, Kobayashi K, et al. Transcatheter coil embolization of splenic artery aneurysm. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2008;31:527-34 pubmed
    ..of this study was to evaluate clinical results and technical problems of transcatheter coil embolization for splenic artery aneurysm...
  13. Nordanstig J, Gerdes H, Kocys E. Spontaneous isolated dissection of the celiac trunk with rupture of the proximal splenic artery: a case report. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2009;37:194-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Complications are ischemia, aneurysm formation and rupture. We present a case with synchronous rupture of the splenic artery causing massive bleeding and demanding urgent surgery...
  14. Moon D, Lee S, Hwang S, Kim K, Ahn C, Ha T, et al. Characteristics and management of splenic artery aneurysms in adult living donor liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2009;15:1535-41 pubmed publisher
    b>Splenic artery aneurysms (SAAs), occurring in 7% to 17% of patients with cirrhosis, often result in catastrophic rupture after liver transplantation...
  15. Taneja M, Pasupathy S. Endovascular exclusion of aberrant splenic artery aneurysm with covered stent. Singapore Med J. 2011;52:e244-7 pubmed
    The splenic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery is an uncommon anatomical variant. This aberrant origin may rarely be associated with an aneurysm...
  16. Tanigawa N, Kariya S, Kojima H, Tokuda T, Komemushi A, Sawada S. Transcatheter coil embolization of an aneurysm of an anomalous splenic artery: usefulness of double microcatheter method. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2009;18:311-4 pubmed publisher
    ..of different shapes was performed to treat a 34-mm-diameter aneurysm that was located near the origin of a splenic artery that originated from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA)...
  17. Ha J, Sieunarine K. Laparoscopic splenic artery aneurysm resection: review of current trends in management. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009;19:e67-70 pubmed publisher
    b>Splenic artery aneurysm, although rare, is the commonest visceral aneurysm. Its management options have expanded with advances in minimally invasive techniques...
  18. Pietrabissa A, Ferrari M, Berchiolli R, Morelli L, Pugliese L, Ferrari V, et al. Laparoscopic treatment of splenic artery aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2009;50:275-9 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to report a series of 16 consecutive patients who underwent laparoscopic treatment of splenic artery aneurysms.
  19. Pietrabissa A, Morelli L, Ferrari M, Peri A, Ferrari V, Moglia A, et al. Mixed reality for robotic treatment of a splenic artery aneurysm. Surg Endosc. 2010;24:1204 pubmed publisher
    ..Techniques of mixed reality can successfully be used in preoperative planning of laparoscopic and robotic procedures and to guide surgical dissection and enhance its accuracy...
  20. Kimura W, Yano M, Sugawara S, Okazaki S, Sato T, Moriya T, et al. Spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy with conservation of the splenic artery and vein: techniques and its significance. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2010;17:813-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Since our first trial and success with spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy with conservation of the splenic artery and vein for tumors of the pancreas and chronic pancreatitis, this procedure (Kimura's procedure) has been ..
  21. Trelles N, Gagner M, Pomp A, Parikh M. Laparoscopic splenectomy for massive splenomegaly: technical aspects of initial ligation of splenic artery and extraction without hand-assisted technique. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008;18:391-5 pubmed publisher
    ..A computed tomography scan showed a 36 x 26 x 11 cm spleen and a prominent and sinuous splenic artery. The authors performed a laparoscopic splenectomy with an initial ligation of the splenic artery...
  22. Schnüriger B, Inaba K, Konstantinidis A, Lustenberger T, Chan L, Demetriades D. Outcomes of proximal versus distal splenic artery embolization after trauma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Trauma. 2011;70:252-60 pubmed publisher
    ..for inclusion: grade of splenic injury, indication for embolization, and site of embolization (proximal [main splenic artery] or distal [selective])...
  23. Kadoya M, Kondo S, Hirano S, Ambo Y, Tanaka E, Takemoto N, et al. Surgical treatment of celiac-splenic aneurysms without arterial reconstruction. Hepatogastroenterology. 2007;54:1259-61 pubmed
    ..The patient was a 67-year-old man. During work-up for hypertension and diabetes, a splenic artery aneurysm was identified on abdominal ultrasonography...
  24. Umeda Y, Yagi T, Sadamori H, Matsukawa H, Matsuda H, Shinoura S, et al. Preoperative proximal splenic artery embolization: a safe and efficacious portal decompression technique that improves the outcome of live donor liver transplantation. Transpl Int. 2007;20:947-55 pubmed
    ..For aseptic preoperative portal decompression, we established the proximal splenic artery embolization (PSAE) technique...
  25. Agrawal G, Johnson P, Fishman E. Splenic artery aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms: clinical distinctions and CT appearances. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007;188:992-9 pubmed
    Aneurysms of the splenic artery are being diagnosed with greater frequency as incidental findings on cross-sectional imaging. Splenic artery pseudoaneurysms are even more rare than true aneurysms...
  26. Vlychou M, Kokkinis C, Stathopoulou S, Tsilikas C, Lazoura O, Petinelli A, et al. Imaging investigation of a giant splenic artery aneurysm. Angiology. 2008;59:503-6 pubmed publisher
    b>Splenic artery aneurysms represent approximately 60% of visceral arterial aneurysms. Their incidence at autopsy is 0.02 - 2 % in all age groups and rises to 10.4% above the age of 60...
  27. Franco F, Monaco D, Volpi A, Marcato C, Larini P, Rossi C. The role of arterial embolization in blunt splenic injury. Radiol Med. 2011;116:454-65 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of study was to evaluate the results of our experience with transarterial embolization based on a modified algorithm in patients with splenic injury...
  28. Patel A, Weintraub J, Nowakowski F, Kim E, Fischman A, Ellozy S, et al. Single-center experience with elective transcatheter coil embolization of splenic artery aneurysms: technique and midterm follow-up. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012;23:893-9 pubmed publisher
    To review a single-center experience with elective coil embolization of splenic artery aneurysm (SAA) and analyze efficacy of the technique at midterm follow-up.
  29. Chang C, Singal A, Ganeshan S, Schiano T, Lookstein R, Emre S. Use of splenic artery embolization to relieve tense ascites following liver transplantation in a patient with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Liver Transpl. 2007;13:1532-7 pubmed
    ..b>Splenic artery embolization to decrease portal hypertension was performed, and this resulted in complete resolution of ..
  30. Choi S, Kang C, Kim J, Hwang H, Lee W. Laparoscopic extended (subtotal) distal pancreatectomy with resection of both splenic artery and vein. Surg Endosc. 2013;27:1412-3 pubmed publisher
    ..This simplified spleen-preserving technique might also be applied to minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy of benign and borderline malignant tumor...
  31. Yoon Y, Lee K, Han H, Cho J, Ahn K. Patency of splenic vessels after laparoscopic spleen and splenic vessel-preserving distal pancreatectomy. Br J Surg. 2009;96:633-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This study evaluated the short- and long-term patency of preserved splenic vessels after laparoscopic spleen-preserving distal pancreatectomy (SPDP) with preservation of the splenic vessels...
  32. Debnath J, George R, Rao P, Ghosh K. Splenic artery aneurysm--a rare cause for extrahepatic portal venous obstruction: a case report. Int J Surg. 2007;5:351-2 pubmed
    b>Splenic artery aneurysm is a rare yet very important clinical entity because of its potential for rupture with fatal consequences...
  33. Rao S, Sivina M, Willis I, Sher T, Habibnejad S. Massive lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding due to splenic artery aneurysm: a case report. Ann Vasc Surg. 2007;21:388-91 pubmed
    True aneurysm of the splenic artery is the third most common intraabdominal aneurysm and constitutes 60% of all visceral aneurysms. The incidence of splenic artery aneurysms ranges from 0.01% to as high as 10.4% in the elderly...
  34. Liu C, Kung C, Liu B, Ng S, Huang C, Ko S. Splenic artery aneurysms encountered in the ED: 10 years' experience. Am J Emerg Med. 2007;25:430-6 pubmed
    Our objective was to report 7 cases of splenic artery aneurysm (SAA) encountered in the emergency department (ED).
  35. Chookun J, Bounes V, Ducassé J, Fourcade O. Rupture of splenic artery aneurysm during early pregnancy: a rare and catastrophic event. Am J Emerg Med. 2009;27:898.e5-6 pubmed publisher
    Spontaneous rupture of splenic artery aneurysm during pregnancy is a rare, life-threatening event with a catastrophic prognosis...
  36. Illuminati G, LaMuraglia G, Nigri G, Vietri F. Surgical repair of an aberrant splenic artery aneurysm: report of a case. Ann Vasc Surg. 2007;21:216-8 pubmed
    Aneurysms of the splenic artery are the most common splanchnic aneurysms. Aneurysms of a splenic artery with an anomalous origin from the superior mesenteric artery are however rare, with eight previously reported cases...
  37. Bessoud B, Duchosal M, Siegrist C, Schlegel S, Doenz F, Calmes J, et al. Proximal splenic artery embolization for blunt splenic injury: clinical, immunologic, and ultrasound-Doppler follow-up. J Trauma. 2007;62:1481-6 pubmed
    To evaluate the clinical, US (ultrasound)-Doppler and hematologic findings after proximal splenic artery embolization (PSAE) for blunt injury.
  38. Leibowitz A, Adamsky C, Gabrilove J, Labow D. Intraoperative acute tumor lysis syndrome during laparoscopic splenectomy preceded by splenic artery embolization. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2007;17:210-1 pubmed
    Laparoscopic resection has become the standard of care for routine splenectomy. Preoperative splenic artery embolization for massive splenomegaly has been described to allow a laparoscopic approach in previously ineligible laparoscopic ..
  39. Pandey R, Garg R, Darlong V, Punj J, Kumar A. Role of splenic artery partial embolization in a patient with portal hypertension and pancytopenia undergoing hysterectomy under anesthesia. AANA J. 2012;80:96-8 pubmed
    ..We report a case that was scheduled for elective surgery in which preoperative splenic artery embolization improved the hematologic parameters...
  40. Humar A, Beissel J, Crotteau S, Cohen M, Lake J, Payne W. Delayed splenic artery occlusion for treatment of established small-for-size syndrome after partial liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2009;15:163-8 pubmed publisher
    We looked at the impact of delayed splenic artery occlusion (SAO) on recipients with established small-for-size syndrome (SFSS) after partial graft liver transplantation [either from a living donor (LD) or split from a deceased donor (DD)]..
  41. Requarth J, Miller P. The splenic artery stump pressure is affected by arterial anatomy after proximal embolotherapy in blunt splenic injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012;73:1221-4 pubmed publisher
    Proximal splenic artery embolotherapy can be used as an adjunct to nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury (BSI); however, the hemodynamic changes in the distal splenic artery after proximal splenic artery occlusion are unknown.
  42. Jiang J, Ding X, Su Q, Zhang G, Wang Z, Hu S. Endovascular stent-graft placement and coil embolization for an anomalous splenic artery aneurysm. J Vasc Surg. 2011;54:208-11 pubmed publisher
    Aneurysms of the splenic artery originating anomalously from the superior mesenteric artery are extremely rare; however, they are clinically important because of the potential for fatal rupture and particular anatomical location...
  43. Gu J, He X, Li W, Ji J, Peng W, Li G, et al. Safety and efficacy of splenic artery coil embolization for hypersplenism in liver cirrhosis. Acta Radiol. 2012;53:862-7 pubmed publisher
    Partial splenic artery embolization is an effective treatment for hypersplenism but often lacks long-term benefits.
  44. Ito K, Ozasa H, Noda Y, Koike Y, Arii S, Horikawa S. Splenic artery ligation improves remnant liver function in partially hepatectomized rats with ischemia/reperfusion injury. Liver Int. 2007;27:400-7 pubmed
    ..However, the maneuver causes severe ischemia/reperfusion injury in the remnant liver. Our aim was to investigate the effects of splenic artery ligation on the liver function in partially hepatectomized rat with the Pringle maneuver.
  45. Groussolles M, Merveille M, Alacoque X, Vayssiere C, Reme J, Parant O. Rupture of a splenic artery aneurysm in the first trimester of pregnancy. J Emerg Med. 2011;41:e13-6 pubmed publisher
    Rupture of a splenic artery aneurysm during pregnancy is a rare and serious event, occurring mainly during the third trimester. The risk of rupture for an existing splenic artery aneurysm is very high during pregnancy (from 20% to 50%)...
  46. Zhu X, Tam M, Pierce G, McLennan G, Sands M, Lieber M, et al. Utility of the Amplatzer Vascular Plug in splenic artery embolization: a comparison study with conventional coil technique. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2011;34:522-31 pubmed publisher
    To retrospectively evaluate the role of the Amplatzer Vascular Plug (AVP) in proximal splenic artery embolization (SAE) compared with coils.
  47. Roland J, Brody F, Venbrux A. Endovascular management of a splenic artery aneurysm. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2007;17:459-61 pubmed
    b>Splenic artery aneurysms represent the third most common aneurysm in the abdomen. The majority are asymptomatic and discovered incidentally by abdominal imaging...
  48. Shah N, Akingboye A, Haldipur N, Mackinlay J, Jacob G. Embolization coils migrating and being passed per rectum after embolization of a splenic artery pseudoaneurysm, "the migrating coil": a case report. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2007;30:1259-62 pubmed
    ..We report the case of a migrating steel-wire coil through the gastrointestinal tract and splenic artery pseudoaneurysm...
  49. Malhotra A, Carter R, Lebman D, Carter D, Riaz O, Aboutanos M, et al. Preservation of splenic immunocompetence after splenic artery angioembolization for blunt splenic injury. J Trauma. 2010;69:1126-30; discussion 1130-1 pubmed publisher
    b>Splenic artery angioembolization (SAE) is increasingly being used as an adjunct to nonoperative management for stable patients with blunt splenic injury (BSI). However, little is known about splenic immunocompetence after SAE...
  50. De Cloedt L, Lavigne C, Lardinois F, Periquet Y, Verhelst R. Aneurysm of the splenic artery which arises from the superior mesenteric artery: a case report. Acta Chir Belg. 2010;110:332-4 pubmed
    Aneurysm of the splenic artery which arises from the superior mesenteric artery is a very rare condition with less than twenty cases described in the literature...
  51. Rahmoune F, Aya G, Biard M, Belkhayat G, Hamza J, Leperc J, et al. [Splenic artery aneurysm rupture in late pregnancy: a case report and review of the literature]. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2011;30:156-8 pubmed publisher
    ..of acute foetal distress during which was found a large intraperitoneal bleeding due to rupture of an unknown splenic artery aneurysm...
  52. Mizuno S, Isaji S, Ohsawa I, Kishiwada M, Hamada T, Usui M, et al. Pancreaticoduodenectomy with resection of the splenic artery and splenectomy for pancreatic double cancers after total gastrectomy. Preservation of the pancreatic function via the blood supply from the posterior epiploic artery: report of a case. Surg Today. 2012;42:482-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The pancreas body tumor invaded the origin of the splenic artery, and if the origin of the splenic artery were resected there would be no blood flow to the pancreas tail, ..
  53. Casadei R, Antonacci N, Calculli L, Pezzilli R, Zanini N, Ricci C, et al. Thrombosed splenic artery aneurysm simulating a pancreatic body mass: can two entities be distinguished preoperatively thus avoiding diagnostic and therapeutic mistakes?. JOP. 2007;8:235-9 pubmed
    b>Splenic artery aneurysms are rare and they are usually easy to diagnose. Spiral computed tomography is the most sensitive diagnostic technique for this disease...
  54. Pitoulias G, Tachtsi M, Vlachakis I, Kapoulas K, Papadimitriou D. Percutaneous endovascular management of a splenic artery aneurysm. Acta Chir Belg. 2008;108:753-5 pubmed
    b>Splenic artery aneurysms are extremely rare lesions. Elective repair of these aneurysms is justified only if the aneurysm's size is greater than 2 cm and the predicted peri-operative mortality is below 0.5%...
  55. Mnatzakanian G, Smaggus A, Wang C, Common A, Jeejeebhoy K. Splenic artery collaterals masquerading as gastric fundal varices on endoscopy: a sticky situation. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008;67:751-5 pubmed publisher
  56. Banerjee A, Duane T, Wilson S, Haney S, O Neill P, Evans H, et al. Trauma center variation in splenic artery embolization and spleen salvage: a multicenter analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013;75:69-74; discussion 74-5 pubmed publisher
    This study aimed to evaluate if variation in management of blunt splenic injury (BSI) among Level I trauma centers is associated with different outcomes related to the use of splenic artery embolization (SAE).
  57. Borioni R, De Persio G, Leporace M, Di Capua C, Boggi U, Garofalo M. Endovascular treatment of multiple anomalous splenic artery aneurysms in a Jehovah witness. G Chir. 2013;34:42-5 pubmed
    The present report describes a full endovascular treatment of a multiple anomalous (Splenic artery aneurysms) SAA with combination of coils embolization and proximal occlusion of the splenic artery with the Amplatzer vascular plug.
  58. Powari M, Widdison A, Mathew J. Acute haemoperitoneum: a surgical emergency due to a rare cause of ruptured splenic artery aneurysm. Pathology. 2007;39:185-7 pubmed
  59. Gaba R, Katz J, Parvinian A, Reich S, Omene B, Yap F, et al. Splenic artery embolization: a single center experience on the safety, ef?cacy, and clinical outcomes. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2013;19:49-55 pubmed publisher
    We aimed to assess the safety, efficacy, and clinical outcomes of splenic artery embolization (SAE).
  60. Liu Q, Lu J, Wang F, Wang L, Jin A, Wang J, et al. Detection of anomalous splenic artery aneurysms with three-dimensional contrast-enhanced MR angiography. Abdom Imaging. 2009;34:772-6 pubmed publisher
    Aneurysms of the splenic artery which arise anomalously from the superior mesenteric artery are extremely rare but clinically important because of their life-threatening hemorrhage...
  61. Kanda M, Fujii T, Sahin T, Kanzaki A, Nagai S, Yamada S, et al. Invasion of the splenic artery is a crucial prognostic factor in carcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreas. Ann Surg. 2010;251:483-7 pubmed publisher
    ..A retrospective study was performed to determine the prognostic implications of invasion to the splenic vessels in pancreatic body and tail cancer...
  62. Asthana S, Toso C, McCarthy M, Shapiro A. The management of splenic artery aneurysm in patients awaiting liver transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2010;24:691-4 pubmed publisher
    b>Splenic artery aneurysms (SAAs) are the third most common forms of intra-abdominal aneurysm, and the most commonly encountered visceral aneurysms in the general population...