Transarterial embolization of vertebral hemangioma.

  title={Transarterial embolization of vertebral hemangioma.},
  author={Tony P. Smith and T M Koci and Claudia Mehringer and Fong Y. Tsai and Kenneth W Fraser and C F Dowd and Randall Higashida and Van Halbach and Grant B. Hieshima},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  volume={4 5},
PURPOSE The authors retrospectively reviewed their 4-year clinical experience to determine the role of transarterial embolization in the treatment of symptomatic vertebral hemangioma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Eight patients (age range, 12-56 years) underwent a total of 10 embolization procedures; one patient underwent three procedures. The lesions were located between T-5 and L-5, and all patients presented with pain and symptoms referable to the lower extremities. RESULTS Embolization was… CONTINUE READING
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