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Amplatzer Vascular Plugs Versus Coils for Embolization of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations in Patients with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia.

Authors
  • Tau, Noam1, 2
  • Atar, Eliyahu3, 4
  • Mei-Zahav, Meir5, 4
  • Bachar, Gil N3, 4
  • Dagan, Tamir6, 4
  • Birk, Einat6, 4
  • Bruckheimer, Elchanan6, 4
  • 1 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rabin Medical Center - Beilinson and HaSharon Campuses, Petach Tikva, Israel. [email protected]
  • 2 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. [email protected]
  • 3 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Rabin Medical Center - Beilinson and HaSharon Campuses, Petach Tikva, Israel.
  • 4 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 5 Department of Pulmonology and National HHT Center, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva, Israel.
  • 6 Institute of Pediatric Cardiology, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, 14 Kaplan Street, Petach Tikva, Israel.
Type
Published Article
Journal
CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
August 2016
Volume
39
Issue
8
Pages
1110–1114
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00270-016-1357-7
PMID: 27150804
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The use of Amplatzer plugs for the embolization of PAVMs in patients with hemorrhagic telangiectasia is associated with a significantly lower rate of re-canalization of feeding vessels than coils. Long-term prospective studies are required to confirm these findings.

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