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Systemic arterial supply to the normal basal segments of the left lower lobe treated by coil embolization, with long-term follow-up.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16958415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a 41-year-old woman who underwent therapeutic embolization of an aberrant systemic artery of the lung. Except for chest pains immediately after embolization, she recovered well and has not experienced hemoptysis in the past 6 years. In such patients, coil embolization could be an alternative choice of treatment, with the expectation of an excellent long-term result despite ischemia of the corresponding lung parenchyma.
Tsukasa Saida; Hiroki Ninomiya; Fumihiko Hojo; Masaharu Nakayama; Toshitada Yamauchi; Yukihisa Saida
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiation medicine     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0288-2043     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiat Med     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-08     Completed Date:  2006-12-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412264     Medline TA:  Radiat Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  365-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Interventional Radiology, Tsukuba University Hospital, 1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8576, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchopulmonary Sequestration / complications,  therapy*
Chest Pain / etiology
Embolization, Therapeutic / adverse effects,  methods*
Hemoptysis / etiology,  therapy*
Lung / blood supply*
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*
Treatment Outcome

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