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Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2017 June;24(2):47-9

DOI: 10.23736/S1824-4777.17.01294-3

Copyright © 2017 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

lingua: Inglese

Prevalence of incidental celiac artery compression caused by median arcuate ligament among patients with peripheral arterial disease

Nabil A. AL-ZOUBI , Rami J. YAGHAN, Emad M. HIJAZI, Nawaf J. AL-SHATNAWI, Haitham QANDEEL, Shadi HAMOURI

Department of Surgery, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan


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BACKGROUND: Celiac artery compression syndrome is a rare disease occurring in 0.4% of the population. Celiac artery compression occurs in 2.4-8% of the population. The aim of this study is to examine the prevalence of celiac artery compression in CT-angiogram (CTA) done for patients who had peripheral arterial disease in our tertiary care King Abdullah University Hospital located in the Northern part of Jordan.
METHODS: Abdomen and runoff CTA of patients complaining of peripheral arterial disease were reviewed retrospectively between January 2013 and January 2016 at King Abdullah University Hospital. Patients with chronic non-specific abdominal pain were excluded from the study. All celiac trunks on CTA with typical signs of celiac artery compression were considered positive.
RESULTS: A total number of 204 patients with a mean age of 66.5 years had abdominal and runoff CTA. Incidental findings suggestive of asymptomatic celiac artery compression were detected in 8 patients (4%) of which 6 (3%) were males and 2 (1%) were females.
CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of asymptomatic celiac artery compression in patients with peripheral arterial disease at King Abdullah University Hospital is comparable to that of general population.


KEY WORDS: Celiac artery stenosis from compression by median arcuate ligament of diaphragm - Celiac artery - Peripheral arterial disease

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