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Endovascular Embolization

Endovascular Embolization  is a minimally invasive technique performed to cut off the blood supply to a specific part of an artery.   The goal of the treatment is to prevent bleeding in the problem area and to reduce the risk that the blood vessel will break open (rupture).

This procedure may be used to treat:

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You may have general anesthesia and a breathing tube. Or, you may be given medication to relax you, but not enough to put you to sleep.