Embolization

Embolization is a nonsurgical, minimally invasive procedure performed by an interventional radiologist and interventional neuroradiologists. It involves the selective occlusion of blood vessels by purposely introducing emboli.

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Lourdes Heart Institute - Treatments Available - Interventional Neurology
... Embolization procedures and coil occlusion procedures using Guglielmi Detachable Coil, are less invasive, painless and the patient can be mobile soon after the procedure ... Embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVMs) of the brain and spinal cord can be performed through catheter based techniques ... Glue or Onyx are commonly used for embolization of these malformations ...
Uterine Artery Embolization
... Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a procedure where an interventional radiologist uses a catheter to deliver small particles that block the blood supply to the uterine body ... of uterine fibroids it is also called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) ...
Thrombosis - Embolization
... Most thrombi, however, become organized into fibrous tissue, and the thrombosed vessel is gradually recanalized. ...
Hemosuccus Pancreaticus - Treatment
... is identified on angiography to be coming from a vessel that is small enough to occlude, embolization through angiography may stop the bleeding ... However, the bleeding may be refractory to the embolization, which would necessitate surgery to remove the pancreas at the source of hemorrhage ... Also, the cause of bleeding may be too diffuse to be treated with embolization (such as with pancreatitis or with pancreatic cancer) ...