ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
A false aneurysm of internal mammary artery: A case report
Ayhan Müdüroğlu1, Ahmet Yüksel2
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Private Bursa Yıldırım Doruk Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bursa State Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2019.16060
A false aneurysm of the internal mammary artery is a very rare clinical entity. Early and accurate diagnosis and treatment of false aneurysms of internal mammary artery are critical, as it may result in rupture, severe bleeding, and even death. Currently, endovascular therapeutic approaches such as stenting and coil embolization have been considered the first-line treatment. Herein, we report a case of false aneurysm of the internal mammary artery in the light of literature data.
Keywords : Endovascular, false aneurysm, internal mammary artery, stenting
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