DOI: 10.1093/bjs/znad241.462 ISSN:

227 Never reported Complication of open Right hemicolectomy -Right external iliac artery pseudoaneurysm with arterio colonic fistulae presenting as delayed postoperative anastomotic bleeding – a case report and review of Literature

Ali Mohamed Elhassan
  • Surgery


Anastomotic bleeding is well known complication after gastrointestinal resection and anastomosis procedures. The percentage of patients experiencing this complication is between 0.5% to 9.6%. Delayed postoperative anastomotic bleeding is even more rare, herein, we report a case of pseudoaneurysm of right external iliac artery with arteriocolonic fistulae in a patient who underwent open right hemicolectomy and presented as delayed postoperative anastomotic bleeding-a complication never reported before related to this procedure.

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