Haemobilia after penetrating and blunt liver injury: treatment with selective hepatic artery embolisation.

@article{Forlee2004HaemobiliaAP,
  title={Haemobilia after penetrating and blunt liver injury: treatment with selective hepatic artery embolisation.},
  author={Martin V Forlee and Jake E. J. Krige and Christopher John Welman and Stephen J. Beningfield},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={23-8}
}
Although traumatic haemobilia is uncommon and occurs in less than 3% of liver injuries, the magnitude of the bleeding may result in life-threatening complications. This study evaluated the efficacy of selective hepatic artery embolisation (HAE) in the control of bleeding in patients with traumatic haemobilia. The demographic, clinical and angiographic data on all patients with traumatic haemobilia were obtained from a prospectively documented database of patients undergoing visceral angiography… CONTINUE READING