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Diagnosis and Management of Soft Tissue Vascular Malformations with Ethanol

  • Wayne F. Yakes

Abstract

Embolization procedures have evolved as one of the cornerstones of modern interventional radiology.

The choice of embolization material is very important in order to achieve long lasting treatment results. The choice of ethanol as an embolizing agent is related to its capacity to destroy the endothelial layer of the vessels. Ethanol may be used in the treatment of both venous, arteriovenous and lymphatic malformations.

Keywords

Arteriovenous Malformation Vascular Malformation Venous Malformation Lymphatic Malformation Vascular Malforma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne F. Yakes
    • 1
  1. 1.Vascular Malformation CenterSwedish Medical CenterEnglewoodUSA

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