Percutaneous embolization of sporadic lumbar nerve root haemangioblastoma under local anaesthesia
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AbstractPre-operative embolization of spinal tumours are mainly performed using a transarterial approach. Percutaneous embolization of spinal tumours are undertaken much less frequently, though its use has been reported in hypervascular spinal metastases1,2 and spinal paraganglioma.3 We present a patient in whom pre-operative percutaneous embolization has been performed to a recurrent lumbar nerve root haemangioblastoma that had previously been embolized using a transarterial approach. Percutaneous embolization, through targeted percutaneous puncture of the extradural component, helped reduce intraoperative blood loss, and minimize risk of spinal ischaemia.
Acceptance Date06/11/2019
All Author(s) ListHo Sang Leung, Ryan Ka Lok Lee, Eric Ka Chai Law, Wai Kit Mak, James Francis Griffith, Simon Chun Ho Yu
Journal nameBJR CASE REPORTS
Year2020
Volume Number6
Issue Number1
PublisherBritish Institute of Radiology
Article number20190037
ISSN2055-7159
LanguagesEnglish-United States
Keywordsembolization, lumbar

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