Triaxial transarterial embolization for lower gastrointestinal bleeding: a retrospective case series.

OBJECTIVE Superselective transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) is important for lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. A new 1.9-Fr. no-taper microcatheter has recently become available and can be inserted into a 2.7-Fr. microcatheter. We assessed the applicability of this new triple co-axial (triaxial) system to TAE for lower GI bleeding. MATERIAL AND… (More)