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CURRENT ISSUECHIRURGIA

A Journal on Surgery

Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0394-9508

Online ISSN 1827-1782

 

Chirurgia 2015 February;28(1):31-2

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Emergency endovascular intervention after mortal complication of lumbar spinal operation

Ketenciler S. 1, Vuruskan E. 2, Ercisli M. A. 3, Aras Y. 4, Ekici A. 5, Yamak B. 3

1 Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Gaziantep Dr. Ersin Arslan State Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey;
2 Cardiology Clinic, Gaziantep Dr. Ersin Arslan State Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey;
3 Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman, Turkey;
4 Neurosurgery Department, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey;
5 Anesthesiology Clinic, Gaziantep Dr. Ersin Arslan State Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey

Intraoperative iatrogenic great vessel injuries that can be seen in lumbar disc hernia operation are rare conditions but it can be a fatal complication depending on its extension. Rapid diagnosis and treatment is vital. This type of iatrogenic vascular injuries can be applied to standard open surgical techniques or endovascular procedures. We presented a case that had vascular injury complication during lumbar spinal surgery. Emergency endovascular intervention was discussed when it was detected.

language: English


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