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Transjugular Retrograde Cannulation of the Portal Vein via Patent Ductus Venosus: Alternative Access for Endovascular Hepatic Interventions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23273700     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The use of the patent ductus venosus via a transjugular approach to access the portal system for endovascular treatment of hepatic vascular anomalies in three infants is reported. Two patients had an arterioportal fistula, and one had a rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma. All patients underwent arteriography followed by embolization of the vascular anomalies without complications. This alternative route is technically simpler and likely safer than transarterial and transhepatic approaches.
Authors:
Ossama Al Masalmeh; Raja Shaikh; Gulraiz Chaudry; Heung Bae Kim; Steven J Fishman; Ahmad I Alomari
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1535-7732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203369     Medline TA:  J Vasc Interv Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  81-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 SIR. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Divisions of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Children's Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115; and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
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