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Transcatheter occlusion of an azygous vein aneurysm.
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PMID:  20506143     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe the use of multiple Amplatzer vascular plugs which were intentionally placed so as to isolate a large azygous vein aneurysm with intraluminal thrombosis, which had resulted in a previous pulmonary embolus. This technique avoided the need for an invasive thoracotomy and aneurysm resection or attempting to directly fill the large aneurysm with numerous and various embolization devices.
Authors:
Howard S Weber
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  99-102     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Penn State University Children's Hospital, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA. hweber@hmc.psu.edu
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