Short Abstracts

When Do I Call the Interventional Radiologist Role in the Management of Hemorrhage

Authors: {'first_name': 'Otto', 'last_name': 'van Delden'}
Keywords: Hemorrhagecomputed tomographyinterventional radiologyembolization 
DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbsr.1635
 Accepted on 26 Sep 2018            Submitted on 29 Aug 2018

The simple answer to this question is: always.

There should be a very low threshold to involve and the interventional radiologist in any kind of suspected bleeding, though only the following types of bleeding are suited for treatment by interventional radiology (IR):

The most common and validated indications for IR treatment in the management of hemorrhage are:

The role of CTA:

Principles of embolization:

Competing Interests

The author has no competing interests to declare.