Learnings from Difficult PAE Cases

May 8, 2019
Prostatic Artery Embolization (PAE) is a promising, safe, and minimally invasive procedure for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia. The difficulties come from the following factors: target vessel recognition, small tortuous vasculature, atherosclerosis, and the wide collateral network. In this video, Scott Schwartz, MD of Wayne State University School of Medicine and Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI reviews cases with tortuous anatomy and radial versus femoral access for prostate artery embolization (PAE). He discusses ways that may help to relieve the difficulty of PAE.
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