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Table 1 The characteristics of the reported cases of abdominal compartment syndrome treated with transcatheter arterial embolization

From: Successful interventional management of abdominal compartment syndrome caused by blunt liver injury with hemorrhagic diathesis

Author N Clinical presentation Embolized artery Embolic material Subsequent treatment
Letoublon[9] 14 Blunt hepatic trauma Hepatic artery NS Decompressive laparotomy or laparoscopy
Won[10] 1 Retroperitoneal hemorrhage Internal iliac artery Gelatin sponge, coil, lipiodol Decompressive laparotomy
Pena[11] 1 Splenomegaly Splenic artery PVA Nothing
Monnin[12] 7 Blunt hepatic trauma Hepatic artery Gelatin sponge, coil Decompressive laparotomy
     Trisacryl gelatin microsphere  
Hagiwara[13] 1 Pelvic flactures Super gluteal artery Gelatin sponge Repeat TAE, decompressive laparotomy
Isokangas[14] 5 Retroperitoneal hemorrhage Lumbar artery (N = 4) Gelatin sponge, PVA, coil Surgical decompreesion (N = 4)
    Medial rectal artery (N = 1)   US guided drainage (N = 1)
Tokue (present) 1 Blunt hepatic trauma Hepatic artery NBCA, lipiodol US guided drainage
  1. N: number of patients, NS: not shown, PVA: polyvinyl alcohol, NBCA: N-Butyl Cyanoacylate, US: ultrasonography.