Bronchial artery aneurysm treated with percutaneous transluminal coil embolization

Kei Sakuma, Kei Takase, Haruo Saito, Masayuki Zuguchi, Koichi Tabayashi

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We present a case with asymptomatic mediastinal bronchial artery aneurysm at the origin of the left bronchial artery. This bronchial artery aneurysm was successfully treated with percutaneous transluminal coil embolization. Complete embolization of the feeding artery and tributaries from the aneurysm is the key to successful isolation of a large bronchial artery aneurysm from the circulation. Percutaneous transluminal embolization is one of the treatment options for a patient with asymptomatic, incidentally-identified bronchial artery aneurysm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)330-332
Number of pages3
JournalGeneral Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2001 May


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