Embolization for vascular malformations

What is Embolization for vascular malformations?

Embolization is a minimally invasive surgical technique. It is a procedure to treat vascular malformations which involves congenital vascular abnormalities of the veins, lymph v...

How does it help?

Vascular malformations are accurately and easily treated by embolization. The procedure is very effective in blocking abnormal artery feeders while preserving involve arteries....

How is it done?

What are the benefit and risks of this procedure?

As any other surgical process, this treatment also has its benefits and risks, which a patient must be aware of. 

Patients usually notice an improvement in symptoms with the increase in oxygen level. Embolization very efficiently reduces the blood flow just before surgery. This makes it much easier for the surgeon to remove any malformations. The process does not require any open surgical process, and the ho...

The most reported risks are headaches, weakness, numbness, tingling, speech disturbances, and visual problems. If some veins are not completely closed off, the risk of bleeding is quite high.

At times it is very difficult for surgeons to absolutely remove vascular malformations, and can recur if not completely removed.

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