Transcatheter embolotherapy of pulmonary artery aneurysms as emergency treatment of hemoptysis in Behcet patients: experience of a referral center and a review of the literature

@article{Voiriot2018TranscatheterEO,
  title={Transcatheter embolotherapy of pulmonary artery aneurysms as emergency treatment of hemoptysis in Behcet patients: experience of a referral center and a review of the literature},
  author={Guillaume Voiriot and Antoine Parrot and M. Berthonia Antoine and Aude Gibelin and Samuel Haddad and Marie-France Carette and Muriel Fartoukh and Antoine Khalil},
  journal={Internal and Emergency Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={13},
  pages={491-500}
}
Hemoptysis is a life-threatening complication of Behcet’s disease that is likely related to pulmonary artery aneurysm (PAA). Vascular interventional radiology may offer effective emergency therapeutic option, but has not been thoroughly investigated in this setting. A case series of a French referral center for hemoptysis combined with a literature review of case reports was conducted. Between 1995 and 2016, 12 patients were referred to our center for hemoptysis revealing or complicating the… CONTINUE READING
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