Korean J Urol.  1987 Oct;28(5):719-723.

Selective Arterial Embolization of Renal Arteriovenous Fistula and Arterial Aneurysm

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  • 1Department of Urology and Radiology*, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea.

Abstract

A renal arteriovenous fistula and arterial aneurysm are congenital or acquired in origin. Treatment has consisted of partial or total nephrectomy and ligation of branch artery traditionally. Recently the development of transcatheter arterial embolization technique has afforded a new therapeutic alternative Selective embolization using a embolic agent was found useful in management of arteriovenous fistula and aneurysm. With brief review of literatures, we report 5 cases treated successfully by selective transcatheter embolization.

Keyword

arteriovenous fistula; arterial aneurysm; kidney
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