Embolization for intractable epistaxis

Ankit A. Mahadevia, Kieran J. Murphy, Rick Obray, Philippe Gailloud

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It is estimated that 60% of the population experiences epistaxis at least once in a lifetime, and that approximately 6% of these patients require treatment. We discuss the risks and benefits of an endovascular approach in our experience. We believe this option is often offered too late. By following basic rules the procedure is very safe and highly effective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-138
Number of pages5
JournalTechniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2005


  • Dangerous anastamosis
  • Embolization
  • Epistaxis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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