Intra-arterial occlusion of renal arteriovenous fistula using a detachable balloon.

J G Campos, L B Gomes, J R Afonso, J S Machado, J C Schaller, A M Mesquita


Several intra-arterial embolization techniques with polimerization substances, particles, thrombogenic coils and silicone and latex balloons have been used in the endovascular therapy of arteriovenous fistulas in different vascular territories. Using the Seldinger technique by femural route and with a coaxial system including a microcatheter with a latex Debrun type balloon, the authors describe the selective occlusion of an iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula of the left kidney.

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