Interventional treatment of hepatic arterial and venous pathology: A commentary

Josef Rösch, Bryan D. Petersen, Lee D. Hall, Krasnodar Ivancev

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Hepatic aneurysms, pseudoaneurysms and fistulas (arterial biliary and arterial portal) causing blecding or portal hypertension, and arteriovenous malformations causing high output cardiac failure in adults can be successfully managed by embolization techniques. Results of embolization in infantile hemangioendotheliomas are less uniform and tumors with massive arteriovenous shunting are difficult to manage. Transjugular intrahepatic portal systemic shunts using expendable stents have been successfully created in patients and have effectively controlled portal hypertension and variceal bleeding.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-188
Number of pages6
JournalCardiovascular and interventional radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1990
Externally publishedYes


  • Expandable metallic stents
  • GI bleeding
  • Hemangioendothelioma
  • Hemobilia
  • Portal hypertension
  • Therapeutic embolization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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