Intraprocedural Techniques for Prostatic Artery Embolization

  • Jeremy I. Kim
  • Francisco J. Grippi Figueredo
  • Sandeep Bagla
  • Ari J. Isaacson


PAE is a technically challenging procedure due to multiple factors including variability of arterial anatomy and difficulty traversing small tortuous arteries. Considerations such as access site determination, cross-sectional angiography and advanced wire-catheter technique can improve success rates.


Access site Cone beam CT DSA Microcatheter Arterial anastomosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeremy I. Kim
    • 1
  • Francisco J. Grippi Figueredo
    • 2
  • Sandeep Bagla
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Ari J. Isaacson
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMount Sinai Hospital, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of North Carolina HospitalsChapel HillUSA
  3. 3.Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Vascular Institute of VirginiaWoodbridgeUSA
  4. 4.University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  5. 5.CEO, iExplain, LLCMcLeanUSA
  6. 6.Department of RadiologyUniversity of North Carolina, School of MedicineChapel HillUSA

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