Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Interventional Radiology - Technical Note

Management of visceral artery embolization using 0.010-inch detachable microcoils


Department of Radiology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan

Diagn Interv Radiol 2014; 20: 345-348
DOI: 10.5152/dir.2014.13382
Read: 445 Downloads: 108 Published: 03 September 2019


Transcatheter coil embolization is used primarily to treat arterial hemorrhages, tumors, aneurysms, and vascular malformations. However, conventional microcatheter systems cannot always be employed in difficult cases. In this technical note, we describe how small-diameter primary coils and microcatheter tips that are thinner than normal can be used to increase the safety and reliability of coil embolization.

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