Transarterial embolization for inferior epigastric artery injury

Srigouri Yalamanchili, Sara M. Harvey, Adie Friedman, Joseph N. Shams, James E. Silberzweig

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The inferior epigastric artery represents a potentially overlooked source of pelvic arterial hemorrhage. The authors describe 3 patients with massive inferior epigastric artery bleeding following cesarean section, paracentesis, and blunt trauma that were successfully treated with transarterial embolization. The inferior epigastric artery should be considered as a possible source of arterial hemorrhage if arteriography of internal iliac artery branches does not yield a bleeding source.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)489-493
Number of pages5
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Embolization
  • Hemorrhage
  • Inferior epigastric artery


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