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Identification of the falciform artery on nuclear medicine imaging with successful coil embolization for planned y-90 therapy.
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PMID:  22157045     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The falciform artery (FA) is a branch of the middle or left hepatic artery that runs within the falciform ligament and supplies the periumbilical soft tissue of the abdomen. A 55-year-old man with hepatic carcinoid metastases underwent Yttrium-90 (Y-90) mapping. Tc-99m macroaggregated albumin (MAA) uptake in the anterior abdominal wall, consistent with FA uptake, was identified. At the time of repeat angiography, the FA was detected and coil embolized. Repeat Tc-99m MAA study showed no uptake in the anterior abdominal wall, consistent with appropriate embolization. Tc-99m MAA study confirmed the effectiveness of coil embolization of the FA, facilitating successful Y-90 infusion without complications.
Authors:
Jay Ezra Haggerty; Sandeep Vaidya; Todd Kooy; Satoshi Minoshima; Andrew Shields; Siddharth A Padia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Divisions of *Interventional Radiology and †Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA.
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