TITLE

Preoperative splenic artery embolization in klippel-Trenaunay syndrome with massive splenomegaly: A case report

AUTHOR(S)
Zishu Zhang; Dasika, Narasimham L.; Englesbe, Michael J.; Owens, Scott R.; Vellody, Ranjith; Novelli, Paula M.; Shields, James J.
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Avicenna Journal of Medicine;Apr2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The authors describe a case of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS) with massive splenomegaly in a 29-year-old woman. Preoperative splenic artery embolization using the "double embolization technique" (a combination of distal selective splenic artery embolization and proximal splenic artery occlusion) facilitated open splenectomy.
ACCESSION #
95709306

 

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