Evaluation of the outcomes of endovascular management for patients with head and neck cancers and associated carotid blowout syndrome of the external carotid artery.

@article{Chang2013EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the outcomes of endovascular management for patients with head and neck cancers and associated carotid blowout syndrome of the external carotid artery.},
  author={F-C Chang and Chao-Bao Luo and J-F Lirng and Chung Jung Lin and H-M Wu and Sheng-Che Hung and W-Y Guo and M. M. H. Teng and C Chang},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={68 11},
  pages={e561-9}
}
AIM To evaluate factors related to the technical and haemostatic outcomes of endovascular management in patients with head and neck cancers (HNC) associated with carotid blowout syndrome (CBS) of the external carotid artery (ECA). MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 2002 and 2011, 34 patients with HNC with CBS involving branches of the ECA underwent endovascular therapy. Treatment included embolization with microparticles, microcoils, or acrylic adhesives. Fisher's exact test was used to examine… CONTINUE READING