Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging

INTERVENTION RADIOLOGY
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 254--261

Amplatzer vascular plug as an embolic agent in different vascular pathologies: A pictorial essay


Jonathan Tresley, Shivank Bhatia, Issam Kably, Prasoon Poozhikunnath Mohan, Jason Salsamendi, Govindarajan Narayanan 
 Department of Diagnostic and Vascular/Interventional Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Jonathan Tresley
Department of Diagnostic and Vascular/Interventional Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1611 NW 12th Ave, West Wing 279, Miami, Florida - 33136
USA

The Amplatzer Vascular Plug (AVP) is a cylindrical plug made of self-expanding nitinol wire mesh with precise delivery control, which can be used for a variety of vascular pathologies. An AVP is an ideal vascular occlusion device particularly in high-flow vessels, where there is high risk of migration and systemic embolization with traditional occlusion devices. We performed 28 embolizations using the AVP from 2009 to 2014 and achieved complete occlusion without complications.


How to cite this article:
Tresley J, Bhatia S, Kably I, Poozhikunnath Mohan P, Salsamendi J, Narayanan G. Amplatzer vascular plug as an embolic agent in different vascular pathologies: A pictorial essay.Indian J Radiol Imaging 2016;26:254-261


How to cite this URL:
Tresley J, Bhatia S, Kably I, Poozhikunnath Mohan P, Salsamendi J, Narayanan G. Amplatzer vascular plug as an embolic agent in different vascular pathologies: A pictorial essay. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Jun 2 ];26:254-261
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