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N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate Embolization of a Peripheral Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm in a Patient with Patent Ductus Arteriosus

[ Vol. 17 , Issue. 1 ]


Mahmoud Goudarzi*   Pages 111 - 114 ( 4 )


N-Butyl cyanoacrylate embolization of peripheral pulmonary artery aneurysms has rarely been performed. This report presents a young woman with a history of patent ductus arteriosus and massive hemoptysis secondary to pulmonary artery aneurysm, successfully managed by embolotherapy using N-Butyl cyanoacrylate. This is the first report of n-Butyl cyanoacrylate embolization treatment of a bleeding pulmonary artery aneurysm in the setting of patent ductus arteriosus. The pertinent literature has been reviewed and the clinical background and the procedure have been explained.


N-Butyl cyanoacrylate, pulmonary artery aneurysm, pulmonary artery embolization, patent ductus arteriosus.


Department of Radiology, Shahid Beheshti University of medical Sciences

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