Emergency endovascular intervention after mortal complication of lumbar spinal operation

Ketencler S., Vuruskan E., Ercisli M. A., Aras Y., Erici A., Yamak B.

CHIRURGIA-ITALY, vol.28, no.1, pp.31-32, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: CHIRURGIA-ITALY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.31-32
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Intraoperative iatrogenic great vessel injuries that can be seen in lumbar disc hernia operation are rare conditions but it can he a fatal complication depending on its extension. Rapid diagnosis and treatment is vital. This type of iatrogenic vascular injuries can he applied to standard Open surgical techniques or endovascular procedures. We presented a case that had vascular injury complication during lumbar spinal surgery. Emergency endovascular intervention was discussed when it was detected.