Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.
Figure 1 shows a kidney with a large mass that is bleeding. Figure 2 shows small coiled wires that have been placed in the artery to block the bleeding.
Current as of: January 9, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Andrew Swan, MD, CCFP, FCFP - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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