Deddeh Ballah

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Vascular anomalies are congenital lesions that most often first present in pediatric patients. Treatment of these lesions is a multidisciplinary team approach, involving several specialties, including diagnostic and interventional radiology, dermatology, general and plastic surgery, otolaryngology, and hematology. Knowing the characteristic findings of(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the clinical outcomes of percutaneous sclerotherapy for congenital head and neck lymphatic malformations in our institution. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a 7-year period, 17 children (10 M, 7 F) mean age 5.8 months (5 days to 13 months) underwent 49 sclerotherapy procedures for congenital head and neck malformations. The imaging and(More)
The use of vascular lines both venous and arterial in children has significantly increased in the last decade with the potential risk that an intravascular device may become an intravascular foreign body. Percutaneous retrieval by interventional radiology has become an accepted method of foreign body removal. The objective of this study is to describe a(More)
AIM To evaluate the relationship between intraoperative blood loss and juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) vascular supply and tumour stage in patients who underwent superselective external carotid artery (ECA) embolization. This series is unique in that all embolizations were performed by dedicated paediatric interventional radiologists at a(More)
Few published series are dedicated solely to CT-guided vertebral bone biopsy in children. The objective of our study was to review the diagnostic yield of CT-guided vertebral bone biopsy in children. A retrospective review of 26 consecutive CT-guided vertebral bone biopsies during a 7-year period in 24 children (16 girls and 8 boys), mean age 8.8 years(More)
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