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In an embolization therapy, a material is injected into a vessel to block blood flow. While this therapy is useful in starving cancerous cells it can be dangerous, with some blockades in the brain dislodging and causing strokes or blindness.

In an embolization therapy, a material is injected into a vessel to block blood flow. While this therapy is useful in starving cancerous cells it can be dangerous, with some blockades in the brain dislodging and causing strokes or blindness. Currently, embolic materials on the market such as metal coils, balloons, and liquid embolic agents do not have a quick removal procedure.

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2020-05
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