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Catheter-directed middle hemorrhoidal artery embolization for life-threatening rectal bleeding.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17299617     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Over the past 10 years, arteriography has become a well-established technique for the diagnosis of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding, but not particularly for rectal bleeding. However, to the authors' knowledge, the technique of middle hemorrhoidal artery embolization has rarely been reported in the literature. In the present report, three patients with life-threatening rectal bleeding are presented, which was controlled by superselective embolization of the middle hemorrhoidal artery or selective embolization of the internal iliac artery as a last resort.
Mubin I Syed; Najeeb Chaudhry; Azim Shaikh; Kamal Morar; Kumar Mukerjee; Earl Damallie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0835-7900     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-14     Completed Date:  2007-03-29     Revised Date:  2014-01-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807867     Medline TA:  Can J Gastroenterol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  117-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials / etiology
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / therapy*
Iliac Artery
Middle Aged

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