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Neuro-endovascular Embolic Agent for Treatment of a Renal Arteriovenous Fistula

1 Divisions of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612
2 Divisions of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612

Special Issues: Percutaneous transluminal interventions of peripheral, renal and carotid artery diseases.

Renal arteriovenous fistula is a known complication following a renal biopsy, and may require catheter based embolization. Distal location of these fistulas in the renal parenchyma in many a case may necessitate non-traditional embolic materials. Liquid embolic agents that allow a controlled delivery may be suitable in this situation, as demonstrated in this case report.
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