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Embolization of Vertical Body

Embolization of Vertical BodyFor surgical treatment of highly vascular tumor or metastases, embolization can be helpful to facilitate the surgical procedure and reduce blood loss. The embolization is done via a microcatheter after the distal branches have been blocked with coils.

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