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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 99-101

Controlling hemoptysis: An alternative approach


Department of Respiratory Medicine, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders, Jaipur Golden Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Rakesh K Chawla
Chawla Respiratory Care and Allergy and Sleep Disorder Centre, 58-59/c-12, Sector-3, Rohini, Delhi-110 085
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.63616

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Hemoptysis is a very common symptom in the practice of pulmonary physicians of India. We present a case of uncontrolled hemoptysis managed with bronchial artery embolization. Bronchial artery embolization is an effective treatment for patients with hemoptysis. Serious complications are rare, but may occur if the arterial supply to other structures is compromised.


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