Inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysms associated with occlusive lesions of the celiac axis
: diagnosis, treatment options, outcomes, and review of the literature.
Atherosclerotic plaques in celiac axis
ostium were found in 3 patients.
Sandri, "Embolization of ruptured aneurysm of the pancreaticoduodenal artery secondary to long-standing stenosis of the celiac axis
: case reports," Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, vol.
High incidence of celiac axis
narrowing in asymptomatic individuals.
and common hepatic artery variations in 5002 patients: systematic analysis with spiral CT and DSA.
Studies indicated that the collateral routes were immediately evident during HAO and that most collateral arteries originated from the inferior phrenic artery (IPA), the SMA, celiac axis
, LGA, or the dorsal pancreatic artery [11-13,15,16].
The systemic artery most commonly arises from the thoracic aorta, (7) (case 1), but can arise from abdominal aorta or celiac axis
(cases 2 and 3) and even more rarely from left subclavian and internal mammary artery.
The anomalous branching pattern of the celiac axis
was observed in a male cadaver, aged 60 years (2.5%).
Abdominal pain secondary to celiac axis
The pathophysiologic changes that underlay the development of true gastroduodenal artery aneurysms comprise mainly atherosclerosis of the celiac artery with subsequent stenosis but also rarely congenital absence of the celiac axis
. These two circumstances can be distinguished by the morphology of the collaterals that develop.