Aneurysm


Author: Shinro Hata Background: Pseudoaneurysms are caused by trauma, tumors, infections, vasculitis, atherosclerosis and iatrogenic complications. In this paper, we report about a patient with rupture of an external iliac artery pseudoaneurysm, which lead to hemorrhagic shock, after undergoing laparoscopic radical cystectomy and extended pelvic lymphadenectomy.Case presentationThe patient was a […]

Life-threatening rupture of an external iliac artery pseudoaneurysm caused by ...


Author: Yu Zhou Background: The treatment of large(10-25 mm) or giant(>=25 mm) cerebral aneurysms remains technically challenging, with a much higher complication and recanalization rate than that is observed for smaller aneurysms. The use of a flow diverter seems to facilitate the treatment of this special entity. In a previous […]

Parent artery reconstruction for large or giant cerebral aneurysms using ...



Author: Menno R Germans Background: A frequent complication in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is recurrent bleeding from the aneurysm. The risk is highest within the first 6 hours after the initial hemorrhage. Securing the aneurysm within this timeframe is difficult owing to logistical delays. The rate of recurrent bleeding […]

Ultra-early tranexamic acid after subarachnoid hemorrhage (ULTRA): study protocol for ...


Author: Nicholas Habib Gastroduodenal artery (GDA) aneurysms are rare but a potentially fatal condition if rupture occurs. They represent about 1.5% of all visceral artery (VAA) aneurysms and are divided into true and pseudoaneurysms depending on the etiologic factors underlying their development. Atherosclerosis and pancreatitis are the two most common […]

Gastroduodenal artery aneurysm, diagnosis, clinical presentation and management: a concise ...



Author: Stephanie L Go You are the attending intensivist in a neurointensive care unit caring for a woman five days post-rupture of a cerebral aneurysm (World Federation of Neurological Surgeons Grade 4 and Fisher Grade 3). She is intubated for airway protection and mild hypoxemia related to an aspiration event […]

Pro/con debate: Should PaCO2 be tightly controlled in all patients ...


Author: Daoyuan Si Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm is an uncommon complication after transmural acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Here we describe the case of a 43-year-old man who presented with AMI and chest distress despite the normal appearance of his coronary artery during coronary angiography. Timely thrombolytic therapy was administered. Echocardiography, and […]

Ruptured left ventricular pseudoaneurysm in the mediastinum following acute myocardial ...