Mechanisms and Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Arterial and Venous Embolization

A special issue of Biomedicines (ISSN 2227-9059). This special issue belongs to the section "Cell Biology and Pathology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 July 2024 | Viewed by 232

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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: cancer therapy; treatment; arterial and venous embolization; interventional radiology; cancer biomarkers
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Division of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: prostate embolization; liver interventions; Biliary endoscopy; interventional oncology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Vascular embolization is an essential part of many minimally invasive procedures involving the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems. It has evolved from the basic blockage of a bleeding vessel in a trauma patient to complex embolizations being performed in patients with diverse diseases, ranging from pediatric congenital heart disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, or hepatic encephalopathy. Along with expanding the pathophysiology of diseases we are able to treat with embolization, recent advancements in material science and biomedical engineering have led to numerous novel embolic materials being available to operators: liquid embolics, next-generation embolization coils, vascular plugs, and new temporary embolic materials. In addition, novel and unique embolization techniques have been developed to further enhance the overall clinical outcomes of vascular embolization with fewer complications. 

In this Special Issue entitled “Mechanisms and Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Arterial and Venous Embolization”, we aim to collaborate and share the newest, cutting-edge research via  reviews, and systemic reviews that provide meta-analyses on vascular embolization.  Some of the topics we hope to address are as follows:

  1. Basic and translational science research on vascular embolization
  2. New embolic material development
  3. Arterial embolization in hemorrhage and trauma patients
  4. Embolization of vascular and lymphatic malformations
  5. Osteoarthritis embolization
  6. Women’s health related embolization
  7. Uterine fibroid embolization
  8. Pelvic congestion syndrome
  9. Labial/vulvar varices
  10. Embolization in liver transplant patients
  11. Hepatic encephalopathy
  12. Portal flow-enhancing embolization
  13. Retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO/CRTO/PRTO) procedures
  14. Prostate artery embolization
  15. Tumoral embolization
  16. BenignAngiomyolipomas, hepatic adenomas, hemangiomas, vascular aneurysms
  17. MalignantTransarterial radioembolization, chemoembolization, pre-operative musculoskeletal tumor embolization
  18. Non-conventional embolization
  19. Lymphatic embolization
  20. Biliary embolization
  21. Flow-diverting embolization
  22. Direct stick embolization

Dr. Edward W. Lee
Dr. Zachary Haber
Guest Editors

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  • vascular embolization
  • new embolic material
  • tumoral embolization

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