Iatrogenic intrahepatic arterial-portal fistula

J. E. Bedell, F. S. Keller, J. Rosch

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We describe a case of an iatrogenic intrahepatic arterial-portal fistula that developed after percutaneous transhepatic variceal embolization. The fistula led to early recurrent bleeding after embolization and was successfully treated by selective catheter occlusion with the use of a coil spring. The occurrence and management of arterial-portal fistulae in interventional liver procedures and ethanol embolization of gastroesophageal varices are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-80
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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