Safety and efficacy of transcatheter arterial embolization for lower gastrointestinal bleeding: a single-center experience with 112 patients.

@article{Hur2014SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and efficacy of transcatheter arterial embolization for lower gastrointestinal bleeding: a single-center experience with 112 patients.},
  author={Saebeom Hur and Hwan Jun Jae and Myungsu Lee and Hyo-Cheol Kim and Jin Wook Chung},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={10-9}
}
PURPOSE To assess the safety and efficacy of transcatheter arterial embolization for lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) and to determine the prognostic factors that affect clinical outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS All patients diagnosed with LGIB by angiography at a single institution from April 2006 to January 2013 were included in a retrospective study. The rates of technical success, early recurrent bleeding, major complications, clinical success, and in-hospital mortality for… CONTINUE READING

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