CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 41, Issue 11, pp 1808–1809 | Cite as

Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer as First Hemostatic Liquid Embolic Agent for Non-variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Patients: Pros and Cons

  • Romaric LoffroyEmail author
  • Marco Midulla
  • Nicolas Falvo
  • Olivier Chevallier
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The authors declare they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Romaric Loffroy
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marco Midulla
    • 1
  • Nicolas Falvo
    • 1
  • Olivier Chevallier
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Image-Guided Therapy CenterFrançois-Mitterrand University HospitalDijon CedexFrance

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