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Colonic ischemic necrosis following therapeutic embolization

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Transcatheter embolization of the middle colic artery for diverticular bleeding was followed by ischemic necrosis in the transverse colon at the site of previous anastomosis and stricture formation. This is a potential complication of intra-arterial embolization for colonic bleeding.

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Shenoy, S.S., Satchidanand, S. & Wesp, E.H. Colonic ischemic necrosis following therapeutic embolization. Gastrointest Radiol 6, 235–237 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01890256

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