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Embolization therapy in haemoptysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8168574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Massive haemoptysis is a serious clinical condition to be treated with transcatheter embolotherapy of bronchial and/or other systemic arteries to the lungs. Lung bleeding frequently originates from sites other than bronchials alone. It is important to consider the extensive collateral network between bronchial, intercostal and pulmonary arteries and veins. Between 1980 and 1991, 70 patients were embolized. Fifty individuals were controlled with a mean follow-up time of 62 months. Most frequently pathology was seen in vessels originating from the right upper middle lung region. The embolization agents we used were IBC, NIBC, dura mater particles, and Ivalon+IBC. Recurrent bleeding was noticed in five patients, but not from embolized vessels. No major complications were encountered. Selective embolotherapy with tissue adhesives resulted in good short-term (90%) and long-term (100%) results. In 10% of cases, two or more embolization sessions were needed to cure the patient of haemoptysis.
Authors:
L E Lampmann; T G Tjan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of radiology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0720-048X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Radiol     Publication Date:  1994 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-01     Completed Date:  1994-06-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106411     Medline TA:  Eur J Radiol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  15-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
St. Elisabeth Hospital, Department of Radiology, Tilburg, Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Angiography
Bronchial Arteries / radiography
Embolization, Therapeutic* / methods
Female
Hemoptysis / etiology,  radiography,  therapy*
Hemorrhage / therapy
Humans
Lung / blood supply
Lung Diseases / therapy
Male
Middle Aged
Radiography, Interventional
Recurrence

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