Internal sealing of acute aortic bleeding with a catheter-delivered liquid to solid embolic agent (Onyx).

Abstract

Occasionally, standard stent grafts are not usable in emergency aortic bleeding, and custom-made stent grafts are not practical as a replacement. We describe a novel technique for the repair of such aneurysms by using the catheter-delivered liquid to solid embolic agent Onyx (Micro Therapeutics Inc., Irvine, CA). Two patients with ruptured aortic aneurysm… (More)

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