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Transcatheter coil embolization of an intercostal artery to pulmonary artery fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11870449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An 18-year-old asymptomatic male was found to have a high-flow systemic arterial to pulmonary arterial fistula fed by dilated lower intercostal arteries draining via pulmonary artery toward the left main pulmonary trunk. Transcatheter Guglielmi Detachable Coil (GDC; Target Ther, Fremont, Calif.) embolization was performed. Transcatheter embolization is a reasonable and less invasive mode in the treatment of systemic artery to pulmonary artery fistula, and GDC offers more precise coil placement over other conventional coils.
Murat Cantasdemir; Fatih Kantarci; Civan Islak; Naci Kocer; Levent Saltuk; Furuzan Numan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2001-06-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  European radiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0938-7994     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Radiol     Publication Date:  2002 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-28     Completed Date:  2002-03-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9114774     Medline TA:  Eur Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  454-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34300 Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Arterio-Arterial Fistula / pathology,  radiography,  therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pulmonary Artery*

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