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Microvascular Plug: A New Embolic Material for Hepatic Arterial Skeletonization.
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PMID:  24722897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Arterial skeletonization before radioembolization or hepatic artery port catheter placement for chemotherapy is a crucial step to prevent side effects. Coils are commonly used as an embolic material for hepatoenteric arterial occlusion. Herein is reported for the first time the clinical use of a new detachable microvascular plug (MVP) suitable for occlusion of 1-3 mm diameter vessels. The MVP allows vessel embolization even in challenging anatomy such as the right gastric artery. Furthermore, immediate and stable vessel occlusion was observed in our pilot study of 16 MVP placements.
Authors:
Olivier Pellerin; Geert Maleux; Carole Déan; Simon Pernot; Jafar Golzarian; Marc Sapoval
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-4-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-086X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
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Created Date:  2014-4-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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