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Application of Embolotherapy with Detachable Balloons

  • K. H. Barth
  • S. L. Kaufman
  • R. I. WhiteJr.
Conference paper
Part of the Radiology Today book series (RADIOL.TODAY, volume 2)

Abstract

Therapeutic angiographers are now familiar with a variety of embolization techniques, each adapted to specific needs. For example, preoperative or palliative tumor embolization fulfills a totally different purpose than embolization of a bleeding artery. In the first instance the technique of choice produces complete tissue ischemia, in the second instance a limited arterial occlusion is required and tissue loss is a complicating effect.

Keywords

Preoperative Embolization Spermatic Vein Versus Fistula Detachable Balloon Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. H. Barth
    • 1
  • S. L. Kaufman
    • 1
  • R. I. WhiteJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Georgetown University HospitalUSA

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