Pseudoaneurysm of the left gluteal artery after a pelvic fracture sustained during the Marmara earthquake: Report of a case

Barlas A., Aribal E., Yegen C.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.31, no.8, pp.751-753, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s005950170086
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.751-753
  • Keywords: pseudoaneurysm, pelvic trauma, angiography, embolization, iliac artery, VASCULAR INJURIES, FALSE ANEURYSM
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Although iliac artery injuries caused by pelvic fractures are uncommon, in special circumstances, such as earthquakes, traumatic arterial injury should be carefully investigated. This reports describes a case of an iliac artery pseudoaneurysm causing compressive symptoms that was successfully treated by radiologic embolization.