Arterial Embolization of Giant Hepatic Hemangiomas

  title={Arterial Embolization of Giant Hepatic Hemangiomas},
  author={Constantinos E. Giavroglou and Hippolete Economou and Ioannis Ioannidis},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
Hepatic cavernous hemangiomas are usually small and asymptomatic. They are usually discovered incidentally and only a few require treatment. However, giant hemangiomas may cause symptoms, which are indications for treatment. We describe four cases of symptomatic giant hepatic hemangiomas successfully treated with transcatheter arterial embolization, performed with polyvinyl alcohol particles. There were no complications. Follow-up with clinical and imaging examinations showed disappearance of… CONTINUE READING

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