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Interventional radiology of the extracranial head and neck.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1756547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The topic of interventional radiology of the extracranial head and neck is reviewed. Knowledge of functional vascular anatomy and recognition of the "dangerous anastomoses" between the external carotid artery and the intracranial circulation are stressed. Technical aspects of embolization are surveyed. The authors' approach to some of the more common lesions such as paragangliomas, congenital vascular lesions, epistaxis, juvenile angiofibromas, and arteriovenous fistulas are described. Illustrative cases are presented. Proper training and experience are needed in order to safely and effectively perform embolization procedures of the head and neck.
N J Kagetsu; A Berenstein; I S Choi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    1991 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-02-05     Completed Date:  1992-02-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  325-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, NYU Medical Center, New York.
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MeSH Terms
Embolization, Therapeutic
Head / blood supply*
Neck / blood supply*
Radiography, Interventional*
Vascular Diseases / radiography

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