Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Dec 3, 2016 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Rakesh C. Navuluri • Brian Funaki Approximately 100,000 cases of upper gastrointestinal bleeding require inpatient admission annually in the United States. When medical management and endoscopic therapy are inadequate, endovascular…

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Hemoptysis

Dec 3, 2016 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Hemoptysis

Miguel A. De Gregorio • Alicia Laborda Massive hemoptysis, also known as life-threatening hemoptysis, is a serious, critical condition that necessitates urgent assessment and treatment of the patient. Despite advances…

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Varicocele

Dec 3, 2016 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Varicocele

Raj Ayyagari • Jeffrey S. Pollak BACKGROUND Pathophysiology By far the most common genitourinary venous pathologic entity that lends itself to embolization therapy is the varicocele, an abnormal and often…

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Hepatopancreatic Disease

Dec 3, 2016 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Hepatopancreatic Disease

Ricardo Yamada • Christopher Hannegan • J. Bayne Selby • Marcelo Guimaraes Cellular therapy has been used since late 1950s, when transplantation of hematopoietic cells was performed by E. Donnall…

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Postpartum Hemorrhage

Dec 3, 2016 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Postpartum Hemorrhage

Omid Kohannim  •  Justin McWilliams BACKGROUND Epidemiology and Risk Factors Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), defined as blood loss exceeding 500 mL after vaginal delivery or 1,000 mL after a cesarean section, has an…

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Glue

Dec 3, 2016 by in INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Glue

Yasuaki Arai Ardis first described the synthesis of cyanoacrylates in 1949,1 and since that time, its use for applications such as wound closure, skin grafts, and organ anastomoses has been…

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