CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 186–188 | Cite as

Preoperative Embolization of Hypervascular Castleman’s Disease of the Mediastinum

  • John Henri Robert
  • Georgios Sgourdos
  • Neoklis Kritikos
  • Dominique Didier
  • Sylvain TerrazEmail author


We report the case of a 31-year-old woman with mediastinal Castleman’s disease of the hyaline vascular type. This large tumor was safely resected after arterial embolization. We describe the steps of this interventional procedure and discuss related necessary precautions.


Castleman’s disease Hypervasular tumors Mediastinum Arterial embolization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Henri Robert
    • 1
  • Georgios Sgourdos
    • 2
  • Neoklis Kritikos
    • 1
  • Dominique Didier
    • 2
  • Sylvain Terraz
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryGeneva University HospitalGeneva 14Switzerland
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyGeneva University HospitalGeneva 14Switzerland

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