Table 3: Characteristics of 114 patients who revealed bleeding site and underwent therapeutic embolization.

CharacteristicsResults

Technical success112 (98%)
Site
 Upper GI hemorrhage 47 (41%)
 Lower GI hemorrhage 67 (59%)
Embolization
 Proximal (selective) 21 (19%)
 Distal (superselective) 91 (81%)
Arteries embolized
 Gastroduodenal artery 36 (32%)
 Ileocolic artery 28 (25%)
 Right colic artery 12 (11%)
 Jejunal branches of SMA 10 (8.9%)
 Left gastric artery 09 (8.0%)
 Superior rectal artery 07 (6.2%)
 Ileal branches of SMA05 (4.4%)
 Left colic artery 04 (3.6%)
 Middle colic artery01 (0.9%)
Embolization material
 Microcoils 69 (62%)
 PVA particles 33 (29%)
 PVA with microcoils 09 (8.0%)
 Gel foam 01 (0.9%)