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En bloc resection in giant bilobed splenic artery aneurysm
  1. Venu Bhargava Mulpuri1,
  2. Jayanta Samanta2,
  3. Pankaj Gupta3 and
  4. Vikas Gupta1
  1. 1Surgical Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  2. 2Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  3. 3Radiodiagnosis, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research College of Nursing, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Professor Vikas Gupta; vikaspgi{at}


Giant splenic artery aneurysms are rare and associated with high morbidity and mortality. Early detection is the key to decreasing morbidity and mortality. We present a giant splenic artery aneurysm which was managed by en bloc resection of the spleen, distal pancreas.

  • gastrointestinal system
  • vascular surgery
  • gastrointestinal surgery

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  • Contributors Data collection and manuscript editing was done by VBM. Manuscript was edited by VG and JS. Description regarding radiological images was given by PG.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.