omental artery


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omental artery

Any of the branches of the gastroepiploic arteries that supply blood to the omentum.
See also: artery
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Transcatheter arterial embolization for spontaneous rupture of the omental artery. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2011; 34:S142-5
With regard to splanchnic aneurysms, the omental artery aneurysm is considered to be the most uncommon [6].
In addition we found one case report with haemoperitoneum "as a result of segmental mediolytic arteritis of an omental artery" diagnosed after primary surgery with omental segment resection [17].
In this respect, our case report is the first one of embolization of an omental artery for bleeding due to SAM with both technical and clinical success.