Reperfusion Hemorrhage Following Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting

  • Michael Moore
  • Sean McSweeney
  • Gregory Fulton
  • John Buckley
  • Michael MaherEmail author
  • Michael Guiney
Case Report


Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stent placement is now an established treatment option for chronic mesenteric ischemia and is associated with low mortality and morbidity rates. We present a case of reperfusion hemorrhage complicating endovascular repair of superior mesenteric artery stenosis. Although a recognized complication following repair of carotid stenosis, hemorrhage has not previously been reported following mesenteric endovascular reperfusion. We describe both spontaneous cessation of bleeding and treatment with coil embolization.


Mesenteric ischemia PTA Reperfusion hemorrhage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Moore
    • 1
  • Sean McSweeney
    • 1
  • Gregory Fulton
    • 2
  • John Buckley
    • 1
  • Michael Maher
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michael Guiney
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyCork University HospitalWiltonIreland
  2. 2.Department of Vascular SurgeryCork University HospitalWiltonIreland

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