Treatment for congenital arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of peripheral vessel is a challenge. In unresectable AVM, embolization is an alternative treatment modality. We report two cases of large AVMs at lower extremities. Transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) was done after attempted surgery which was complicated by persistent wound oozing and poor wound healing. Polyvinyl alcohol particles and gelfoam pledgets were used as embolizing materials. The outcome is satisfactory without complication.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Chinese Journal of Radiology|
|Publication status||Published - 2002 Jul 27|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging