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Submitted: 12 May 2016 Modified: 12 May 2016
HERDIN Record #: NCR-PHC-16051217462375

Percutaneous Transcatheter Embolization of Bronchial Artery Aneurysms.

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Massive hemoptysis is a serious life-threatening situation. In 90% of cases, the bronchial circulation is the source of massive hemoptysis. A case of bronchial artery aneurysm is presented. Bronchial angiography and subsequent embolization in this case was life-saving. A brief history is presented and the technique of percutaneous transcatheter embolization is discussed.

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