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Arteriobiliary Fistula: An Unusual Complication during Transarterial Chemoembolization

Shivanand Gamanagatti, Devasenathipathy Kandasamy, Ramesh Kumar, YC Manjunatha, Saurab Kedia, Shashi Bala Paul, Subrat Kumar Acharya

Citation Information : Gamanagatti S, Kandasamy D, Kumar R, Manjunatha Y, Kedia S, Bala Paul S, Kumar Acharya S. Arteriobiliary Fistula: An Unusual Complication during Transarterial Chemoembolization. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2011; 1 (1):31-34.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1007

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011


Abstract

Arteriobiliary fistula during transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) is very rare. However, it is vital to manage the arteriobiliary fistula to prevent the life-threatening complications of hemobilia. This study deals with an arteriobiliary fistula identified during the procedure of TACE undertaken for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and managed successfully by embolizing the proximal segmental hepatic artery using microcoil.


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