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Embolization

Embolization is performed to stop an aneurysm from rupturing.

About the Procedure

Coil wires are threaded through a catheter and into the aneurysm. Once they are released from the catheter, the coils expand, filling the ballooned-out space of the aneurysm. This blocks the abnormal blood flow in the aneurysm, which keeps it from growing any larger and rupturing.

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To learn more about embolization, our cardiologists, or treatment facilities please use our contact form here. Schedule an appointment with a Memorial Hermann Cardiologist online or by calling (713) 222-2273.