Pseudoaneurysm of the radial branch of the splenic artery with pancreatic pseudocyst in a child with recurrent acute pancreatitis: treatment with endovascular stent graft and cystogastrostomy
Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 05/31/2012Puri A et al.
Recent technical advancements, including development of smaller delivery systems and microcatheters, have made endovascular treatment feasible in children with SAP and increased chances of splenic preservation. In this article, authors report a rare case of SAP associated with a pancreatic pseudocyst in a 5–year–old boy with recurrent acute pancreatitis that was managed by endovascular stent graft and cystogastrostomy.
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