Endovascular treatment of post-laparoscopic pancreatectomy splenic arteriovenous fistula with splenic vein aneurysm
Tatsuo Ueda, Satoru Murata, Shin-ichiro Kumita, Department of Radiology, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8602, Japan
Akira Yamamoto, Jin Tamai, Yuko Kobayashi, Chiaki Hiranuma, Department of Radiology, Nippon Medical School Tama Nagayama Hospital, Tama City, Tokyo 206-8512, Japan
Hiroshi Yoshida, Department of Surgery, Nippon Medical School Tama Nagayama Hospital, Tama City, Tokyo 206-8512, Japan
Author contributions: Ueda T performed the endovascular treatment and designed the report; Yamamoto A, Tamai J, Kobayashi Y and Hiranuma C read the CT scans and interventional images; Yoshida H performed the surgery; Ueda T organized the report and wrote the paper; Murata S and Kumita S revised the content of the paper.
Informed consent statement: The patient provided informed consent for the treatment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest. This research did not receive any specific funding.
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Correspondence to: Tatsuo Ueda, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology, Nippon Medical School Hospital, 1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8603, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: January 4, 2015
Peer-review started: January 5, 2015
First decision: January 22, 2015
Revised: February 23, 2015
Accepted: April 17, 2015
Article in press: April 17, 2015
Published online: July 7, 2015