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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 332–334 | Cite as

“Micro” stainless steel coils for transcatheter vascular occlusion in children

  • F. Brunelle
  • A. Roche
Technical Notes

Abstract

Three cases of embolization of the liver in children with a specially designed micro-coil are presented. The coils can be delivered through 4.1 or 3.7 F catheter and so this technique may be empolyed in the very young child.

Key words

Micro-coil Embolization Children 

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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Brunelle
    • 1
  • A. Roche
    • 2
  1. 1.Service de Radio-pédiatrie, Centre Hospitalier de BicêtreUniversité Paris-SudLe Krimlin BicêtreFrance
  2. 2.Service de Radiologie Adultes, Centre Hospitalier de BicêtreUniversité Paris-SudLe Kremlin BicêtreFrance

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