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Urgent percutaneous transcatheter embolization of hemorrhagic hepatic lesions with N-butyl cyanoacrylate.
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PMID:  22237668     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
PURPOSE: To report on our clinical experience with and the success rate and safety of percutaneous transcatheter embolization with N-butyl cyanoacrylate (NBCA) as the lone primary embolic agent used for arterial embolization of hemorrhagic liver lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study enrolled all patients who presented to the emergency room with hemorrhagic liver lesions during a two-year period and were treated by percutaneous transcatheter embolization with NBCA. RESULTS: Eight consecutive patients were evaluated, and 13 lesions were embolized exclusively with NBCA: eight pseudoaneurysms and five active bleeds. All patients were treated successfully using percutaneous transcatheter embolization with NBCA without re-bleedings or major complications. CONCLUSION: Percutaneous transcatheter embolization with NBCA is a safe and effective method for treating hemorrhagic lesions.
Lucas Moretti Monsignore; Sandro Scarpelini; José Sebastião Santos; Daniel Giansante Abud
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic and interventional radiology (Ankara, Turkey)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1305-3612     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
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Created Date:  2012-1-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101241152     Medline TA:  Diagn Interv Radiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Interventional Radiology, Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo (FMRP-USP), Ribeirão Preto/SP, Brazil.
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