Ruptured gastroepiploic artery aneurysm and vascular collapse in a patient with thoracic aneurysm

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1989 May-Jun;30(3):514-6.


A case of ruptured gastroepiploic artery aneurysm associated with thoracic aortic aneurysm is presented. Gastroepiploic artery aneurysms are rare, but the association of visceral artery aneurysm and aortic aneurysm is clinically significant and is emphasized in this report.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aneurysm / complications*
  • Aorta, Thoracic
  • Aortic Aneurysm / complications*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Omentum / blood supply*
  • Rupture, Spontaneous
  • Shock / etiology*
  • Stomach / blood supply*