Transcatheter embolization of extremity vascular malformations: the long-term success of multiple interventions.

@article{Rockman2003TranscatheterEO,
  title={Transcatheter embolization of extremity vascular malformations: the long-term success of multiple interventions.},
  author={Caron B. Rockman and Robert J. Rosen and Glenn R. Jacobowitz and Jonathan Michael Weiswasser and Dirk Jan Hofstee and Bram Fioole and Patrick J. Lamparello and Morris Albert Adelman and Paul Gagne and Thomas S. Riles},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          417-23
        }
}
Vascular malformations of the extremities present a difficult therapeutic challenge. Ligation of feeding vessels may lead to tissue necrosis and limb loss and can make subsequent attempts at transcatheter therapy impossible. The purpose of this study was to review our results with transcatheter embolization therapy in symptomatic vascular malformations in the upper and lower extremities in 50 patients. A retrospective review was conducted of a computerized database of all patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING
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