Management of hemorrhage secondary to a pseudoaneurysm of the gastroduodenal artery

  • A Nejmeddine
  • G Ahmed
  • BS Khalil
  • B Issam
  • K Henda


We report the case of a 31-year-old man with chronic pancreatitis and haematemesis secondary to a gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysm. No evidence-based guidelines exist regarding the optimal treatment modality for this condition. In referring to this case, we emphasise the value of coeliac arteriography for confirmation and transcatheter embolisation.

South African Journal of Radiology Vol. 12 (4) 2008: pp. 94-96