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Preoperative embolization of hypervascular Castleman's disease of the mediastinum

Sgourdos, Georgios
Published in Cardiovascular and interventional radiology. 2008, vol. 31, no. 1, p. 186-8
Abstract We report the case of a 31-year-old woman with mediastinal Castleman's disease of the hyaline vascular type. This large tumor was safely resected after arterial embolization. We describe the steps of this interventional procedure and discuss related necessary precautions.
Keywords Acrylic Resins/therapeutic useAdultBlood Loss Surgical/prevention & controlCough/etiologyEmbolization Therapeutic/methodsFemaleFollow-Up StudiesGelatin/therapeutic useGiant Lymph Node Hyperplasia/diagnosis/surgery/therapyHumansMediastinum/surgeryPreoperative Care/methodsRadiography ThoracicRadiology Interventional/methodsRare Diseases
PMID: 17278035
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ROBERT, John et al. Preoperative embolization of hypervascular Castleman's disease of the mediastinum. In: Cardiovascular and interventional radiology, 2008, vol. 31, n° 1, p. 186-8. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:683

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