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Management of Complications Following Embolization for Intractable Epistaxis

  • Raghav Gupta
  • Aakash M. Shah
  • Fawaz Al-Mufti
  • Chirag D. Gandhi
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Abstract

Epistaxis affects an estimated 60% of people during their lifetime [1, 2]. It is found to occur most often from an anterior source rather than a posterior source [3]. The underlying etiology for epistaxis can vary from a systemic disease with an associated coagulopathy [4], to physical assault with trauma to the mucosa, nasal bone or septum, anticoagulant use, an underlying arteriovenous malformation, illicit drug use, hypertension, and/or an underlying malignancy [1, 5].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raghav Gupta
    • 1
  • Aakash M. Shah
    • 1
  • Fawaz Al-Mufti
    • 2
  • Chirag D. Gandhi
    • 3
  1. 1.Rutgers University- NJ Medical SchoolNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Rutgers University- Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA
  3. 3.Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical CollegeValhallaUSA

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