Therapeutic embolization with detachable silicone balloons. Early clinical experience.

@article{White1979TherapeuticEW,
  title={Therapeutic embolization with detachable silicone balloons. Early clinical experience.},
  author={Robert Ingersoll White and Stephen L. Kaufman and Klemens H. Barth and V. Decaprio and John D. Strandberg},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1979},
  volume={241 12},
  pages={
          1257-60
        }
}
A recently developed percutaneous transcatheter technique for selectively occluding arteries with detachable silicone balloons was applied in four patients. Uncontrollable hemorrhage from carcinoma of the cervix was controlled by selective uterine artery occlusion in one patient. Life-threatening hemorrhage from cystic fibrosis in another patient was controlled by balloon occlusion of a bronchial artery. A patient with hypernephroma and another with right ischial fibrous histiocytoma each had… CONTINUE READING
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