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Solitary ileocolic arteriovenous malformation: spongostan and silk therapeutic embolisation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9196704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A debilitated patient with liver cirrhosis and poor haemostasis had a severe lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage. A superior mesenteric arteriogram revealed an early persistent and promiment draining vein in the ileocolic artery. Two fragments of Spongostan and silk were used to embolise the bleeding artery and the haemorhage ceased immediately. No infarction of the embolised area was observed and the bleeding was controlled.
Authors:
M Alcalde; G Jiménez; P Díaz; M García-Díaz; J M Pascasio; R Moro; J Zapata; A López-Santamaría
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  1997 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-07-09     Completed Date:  1997-07-09     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Infanta Cristina University Hospital of Badajox, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arteriovenous Malformations / therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Female
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / prevention & control*
Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable
Humans
Mesenteric Artery, Superior / abnormalities,  radiography
Middle Aged
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