ISSN 1305-3825 | E-ISSN 1305-3612
Interventional Radiology - Technical Note
Super-selective retrograde lymphatic duct embolization for management of postoperative lymphatic leak
1 Department of Radiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA  
2 Department of Otolaryngology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA  
Diagn Interv Radiol ; : -


Lymphatic leak is a well-documented complication post neck dissection surgeries. When conservative methods fail to control the leak, thoracic duct embolization becomes an option. Trans-abdominal access is the standard for this procedure; however, it is not always feasible. We discuss a technique of selective lymphatic vessel embolization utilizing retrograde trans-venous access.

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