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Principles and techniques of transcatheter embolotherapy for peripheral vascular lesions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16958407     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Transcatheter embolotherapy (TCE), a common procedure for interventional radiologists, comprises transcatheter delivery of embolic agents into target vessels in order to eliminate lesions or lesion-associated symptoms. Good knowledge of delivery catheters and embolic agents is essential to optimize embolization techniques and to obtain the desired therapeutic outcomes. In this review, we describe the principles and techniques of TCE for peripheral arterial and venous lesions featuring visceral aneurysms, peripheral and pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), and varicoceles.
Keigo Osuga; Koji Mikami; Hiroki Higashihara; Noboru Maeda; Takahiro Tsuboyama; Masatomo Kuwabara; Hiromitsu Onishi; Masatoshi Hori; Tonsok Kim; Kaname Tomoda; Takamichi Murakami; Hironobu Nakamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiation medicine     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0288-2043     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiat Med     Publication Date:  2006 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-08     Completed Date:  2006-10-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412264     Medline TA:  Radiat Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  309-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Catheterization / instrumentation*,  methods*
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation*,  methods*
Peripheral Vascular Diseases / therapy*
Physician's Practice Patterns
Practice Guidelines as Topic

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