Technique and Role of Embolization using Ethylene Vinyl-Alcohol Copolymer before Carotid Body Tumor Resection


A 45-year old female referred for a large carotid body tumor resection. The tumor was encasing the internal (ICA) and external carotid arteries (ECA). She underwent angiogram and embolization of the ascending pharyngeal artery and a distal branch of the ECA using ethylene vinyl-alcohol copolymer (EVOH). Two days later, surgical resection of the tumor with… (More)
DOI: 10.4081/cp.2014.661


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