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Transcatheter coil embolisation: a novel definitive treatment option for intralobar pulmonary sequestration.

Ganeshan, Arul and Freedman, J and Hoey, E T D and Steyn, Richard and Henderson, John M and Crowe, P M (2010) Transcatheter coil embolisation: a novel definitive treatment option for intralobar pulmonary sequestration. Heart, lung & circulation, 19 (9). pp. 561-5. ISSN 1444-2892. This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their HEFT Athens login Ids

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Abstract

Pulmonary sequestrations have been conventionally treated surgically with removal of the tissue mass and ligation of its feeding vessels. There is established evidence to support the use of transcatheter arterial coil embolisation as an effective definitive treatment option for extralobar sequestration especially in the paediatric literature describing good long-term clinical outcomes. We present a case of an adult with intralobar sequestration in whom the diagnosis was established with multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) and in whom transcatheter arterial coil embolisation was successfully performed as a definitive treatment option to support the growing body of evidence of transcatheter arterial coil embolisation as a safe and effective treatment option for both form of pulmonary sequestrations.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their HEFT Athens login Ids
Subjects: WG Cardiovascular system. Cardiology
Divisions: Clinical Support > Radiology
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Depositing User: Mr Philip O'Reilly
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2014 09:50
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2014 09:50
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/483

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