Selective embolization in the treatment of intractable epistaxis.

@article{Andersen2005SelectiveEI,
  title={Selective embolization in the treatment of intractable epistaxis.},
  author={Pia Juul Andersen and Anette Dr\ohse Kjeldsen and J\orgen Nepper-Rasmussen},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={293-7}
}
CONCLUSIONS In skilled hands, selective embolization is a safe procedure and represents an effective treatment for prolonged epistaxis. Embolization therapy can be repeated if necessary. OBJECTIVE Severe posterior epistaxis is a common clinical problem in an ENT department and controlling the bleeding may present difficulties. Several methods are used to control posterior epistaxis, one of the latest treatment strategies being selective embolization of the nasal arteries. The aim of this… CONTINUE READING

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