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An Unexpected Complication of Bronchial Artery Embolization in a Young Patient With Haemoptysis: A Case Report

Cheila May Coliat, MD; Fang Yu Chang, MD
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Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):1031A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1137
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Procedures

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Majority of cases of haemoptysis arises from the bronchial artery. Bronchial artery embolization (BAE) remains a life-saving procedure and minimally invasive, hence, serves as the first line of treatment for the most medically compromised patient. Major complications are rare and arise from the unintentional, nontarget embolization, since the bronchial arteries vary considerably in distribution. We present a rare complication post-BAE in a young patient who presented with massive haemoptysis in our Institution.

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