Bullet embolization: multidisciplinary approach by interventional radiology and surgery.

@article{Nolan2012BulletEM,
  title={Bullet embolization: multidisciplinary approach by interventional radiology and surgery.},
  author={Timothy L Nolan and Ho Phan and Andrew Hal Hardy and Pavan Khanna and Paul R. Dong},
  journal={Seminars in interventional radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          192-6
        }
}
Bullet embolization after penetrating trauma is an infrequent but important phenomenon. It presents an unexpected sequelae to the otherwise predictable injury pattern of penetrating missile injury mechanism and poses a challenging diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. Bullets from penetrating wounds can gain access to the vasculature and migrate to nearly every large vascular bed. Patients can be asymptomatic, but the potential complications can be devastating including limb-threatening ischemia… CONTINUE READING
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