A pseudoaneurysm of the right gastroepiploic artery
(RGEA) is rare and potentially life threatening due to risk of rupture.
Early and long-term patency of in situ skeletonized gastroepiploic artery
after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
1: celiac trunk, 2: common hepatic artery, 3: splenic artery, 4: left gastric artery, 5: accessory left gastric artery, 6: posterior gastric artery, 7: left gastroepiploic artery
8: splenic vein, 9: spleen, 10: pancreas, 11: caudate lobe of the liver, and 12: stomach.
The preservation of the short gastric vessels and the left gastroepiploic artery
is reassured because the gastrocolic and gastrosplenic ligaments that contain those vessels are left untouched.
(1990) Coronary revascularization in a child with Kawasaki disease: use of right gastroepiploic artery
Caption: Figure 6: (a) After the Warshaw operation, spleen is supplied by short gastric arteries and left gastroepiploic artery
and drained by short gastric veins and left gastroepiploic vein.
One MNM case was due to intraperitoneal bleeding due to active bleeding of left gastroepiploic artery
after caesarean section.
In addition the left gastric artery left gastroepiploic artery
gastric posterior artery and left subphrenic artery were also disconnected.
also studied the effects of skeletonized gastroepiploic artery
. The authors found that skeletonisation technique provides excellent early patency rates even when the gastroepiploic artery
is used as a sequential graft.
successfully controlled acute gastric hemorrhage by gastroepiploic artery
embolization using autologous blood clot .
The left gastroepiploic artery
branches off of the splenic artery.