Various embolization cases are described, and these require certain embolization materials. In our experience Gelfoam particles are very well suited for gastrointestinal tract lesions. Ivalon shavings gave excellent results in congenital arteriovenous malformations with permanent occlusions. Bristle brushes are a new device for larger artery occlusion. Stainless steel coils in combination with silk tufts provide thrombosis of large AV fistulas or of aneurysms particularly of the splenic artery.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Fortschritte auf den Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1978|
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