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July 1977

Saccular Atherosclerotic Aneurysm of the Superior Mesenteric Artery

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Surgery (Drs Hans and Lee) and Radiology (Dr Gordon), Detroit-Macomb Hospitals Association, Detroit.

Arch Surg. 1977;112(7):854. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370070068010

• We report on the successful surgical resection of an aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery. The saccular nature of the aneurysm and evidence of celiac axis occlusion in this patient posed an additional challenge in the successful surgical treatment.

(Arch Surg 112:854, 1977)