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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2013, Article ID 160653, 5 pages
Case Report

Splenic Vein Embolization Using Coil Anchors and Prophylactic Occlusion of a Hepatofugal Collateral for Hepatic Encephalopathy due to Splenorenal Shunt: Technical Note and Literature Review

1Department of Radiology, Nara Prefectural Nara Hospital, 1-38-1 Hiramatu, Nara 631-0846, Japan
2Department of Radiology, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo-cho, Kashihara 634-8522, Japan
3Department of Radiology, Narumi Hospital, 19 Shinagawa-cho, Hirosaki 036-8183, Japan

Received 22 January 2013; Accepted 28 February 2013

Academic Editors: G. Bastarrika, E. Bölke, A. Komemushi, M. Sato, and D. Tsetis

Copyright © 2013 Masayoshi Inoue et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Mohammad Arabi, AbdulAziz Almat'hami, Maryam Qadri, and Ali Albenmousa, “Shunt-Preserving Splenic Vein Embolization Using a Vascular Plug for Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy,” Journal Of Vascular And Interventional Radiology, vol. 26, no. 9, pp. 1416–1419, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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