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          VOLUME 44 / ISSUE 3

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6 - Trans arterial microcatheter embolization treatment for bleeding bronchial artery branch

Kosti Can Çalışkan, Sıtkı Mert Ulusay, Ender Uysal, Şebnem Türk, Zeki Karpat

In the case which is followed in intensive care unit because of multitrauma, reiterative hemoptysis issue due to hemorrhage arising from right bronchial artery was treated with the operation of endovascular embaluzation of bronchial arter. Hemoptysis was not detected after the operation. In the course of patient’s long duration in intensive care unit, developing pneumonia in lower lobe of right lung and trauma which happenned in lung parenchyma because of intubation cannula during the process of intubation pave the way for hemoptysis, in the case, which was thought that the patient cannot tolerate surgical treatment, endovascular treatment was got off the ground by using embolizan material – coil combination

Keywords: Haemoptysis, bronchial artery embolisation

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