Successful weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation by embolization of aorta-pulmonary collateral arteries

Abstract

Transcatheter embolization (TCE) of the bronchial artery has been used to treat massive hemoptysis due to various causesv". Multiple aorta-pulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCA's) are commonly found in patients with severe pulmonary stenosis", and often present special problems, such as massive intracardiac return of blood during surgical correction… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s0054000040282

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