Aneurysm of the Splenic Artery: Laparoscopic Approach

Federico Moser, MD, Pablo Maldonado, MD, Veronica Gorodner, P Saleg, MD, Lucio Obeide, MD. Hospital Privado de Cordoba.

Aneurysms of the splenic artery are being diagnosed with greater frequency as incidental findings on cross-sectional imaging. The prevalence has been reported between 0.2 to 10.4%.

This was a 55 yo woman, who was being evaluated for kidney stones, and she was incidentally diagnosed with splenic artery aneurysm. Surgical treatment was decided, performing a laparoscopic resection of the splenic artery aneurysm.
 

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