Cholangitis after coil embolization of an iatrogenic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm: An unusual case report

Kiran K. Turaga, Bardia Amirlak, Richard E. Davis, Khalil Yousef, Alan Richards, Robert J. Fitzgibbons

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Abstract

Pseudoaneurysm involving the hepatic arterial system is a recognized complication of biliary surgery. The standard nonsurgical treatment is coil embolization. We present a case of a patient who underwent coil embolization of a pseudoaneurysm and subsequently presented with ascending cholangitis due to migration of coils into the common bile duct.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-38
Number of pages3
JournalSurgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2006

Keywords

  • Coil erosion
  • Complications cholecystectomy
  • Pseudoaneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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