IR Management of Hemobilia

  • Ujjwal Gorsi


Hemobilia is an uncommon, but important, cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. Invasive procedures involving the hepatopancreatobiliary system are the main culprit for this rare cause of hemorrhage. Prompt detection and urgent endovascular interventions are usually required to overcome this life-threatening situation. In this chapter, etiology, mechanism, clinical features, diagnosis, and approach for management of hemobilia will be briefly described. The endovascular and percutaneous techniques, hardware requirements and selection of embolization agents in various situations would be dealt with in greater detail.


Hemobilia Iatrogenic Pseudoaneurysm Endovascular Embolization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ujjwal Gorsi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radio DiagnosisPGIMERChandigarhIndia

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