Basic embolization techniques: tips and tricks

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Anna Maria Ierardi
Filippo Piacentino
Filippo Pesapane
Aldo Carnevale
Marco Curti
Federico Fontana
Massimo Venturini
Antonio Pinto
Francesco Gentili
Susanna Guerrini
Massimo De Filippo
Melchiore Giganti
Gianpaolo Carrafiello


embolization, interventional radiology, sac packing, sandwich technique


Good knowledge of the various approaches of embolization of peripheral bleedings and different embolic materials available is of paramount importance for successful and safe embolization. We review and illustrate the main endovascular and percutaneous techniques used for embolization, along with the characteristics of the different embolic materials, and the potential complications.


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