Rupture of a Right Internal Iliac Artery Aneurysm after Coil Embolization and an Exclusion Operation

(Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hakodate Municipal Hospital, Hakodate, Japan)

Toshio Baba Kiyofumi Morishita Shunsuke Oohori
Kousuke Ujihira
The patient, a 80-year-old man, had undergone aneurysmectomy and graft replacement of the right external iliac artery aneurysm and coil embolization and exclusion of the right internal iliac artery aneurysm in 2007. Computed tomography showed a rupture of the right internal iliac artery aneurysm in 2010. We performed aneurysmectomy and occlusion of the gluteal artery. The patient had a satisfactory postoperative course.
  Jpn. J. Cardiovasc. Surg. 41:178-181(2012)

Keywords:embolization, internal iliac artery aneurysm, exclusion operation