Ivalon shavings: Technical considerations of a new embolic agent

M. Herrera, J. Rysavy, F. Kotula, B. Rusnak, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, K. Amplatz

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Ivalon (polyvinyl alcohol sponge) shavings can be used as a permanent embolic material. When injected as a suspension with assorted particles of proper size, congenital arteriovenous malformations can be cured, eliminating the need for surgical excision.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)638-640
Number of pages3
JournalUnknown Journal
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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