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Balloon Occlusion Summary

Description: Use of a balloon catheter to block the flow of blood through an artery or vein.

Also Known As: Balloon Embolization; Balloon Embolizations; Balloon Occlusions; Balloon Tamponades; Embolization, Balloon Show All >>

Networked: 1361 relevant articles (73 outcomes, 69 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Balloon Occlusion is Relevant

  1. Hemorrhage : 19 outcomes 19 studies in 283 results
  2. Aneurysm (Aneurysms) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 201 results
  3. Esophageal and Gastric Varices (Esophageal Varices) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 43 results
  4. Fistula : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 116 results
  5. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 48 results
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Drugs Related to Balloon Occlusion

  1. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor)
  2. Enbucrilate
  3. Vasopressins (Vasopressin)
  4. Octreotide (Sandostatin)
  5. terlipressin
  6. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite)
  7. Platinum
  8. indolepropanol phosphate (IPP)
  9. Hypertonic Saline Solution
  10. Ointments (Pastes)
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Therapies Related to Balloon Occlusion

  1. Catheters
  2. Resuscitation
  3. Sclerotherapy
  4. Transplants (Transplant)
  5. Ligation
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