Technical note: Superselective Gelfoam embolotherapy using a highly visible small caliber catheter

Alan H. Matsumoto, Paul V. Suhocki, Klemens H. Barth

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Abstract

A new, highly visible and flexible 3F catheter has become available for superselective catheterization and embolization. We describe the first reported series of cases in which this catheter was used for superselective Gelfoam embolization of bleeding visceral arteries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)303-306
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular and interventional radiology
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1988

Keywords

  • Embolotherapy
  • Gelfoam pledgets
  • Superselective catheterization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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