Bronchial Artery Embolization

Leading Vascular Clinic for Hemoptysis Treatment

Bronchial Artery Embolization (BAE) is a process that is used to treat severe, ongoing or recurrent vomiting of blood (hemoptysis). Hemoptysis can be caused by pneumonia, bronchitis, lung cancer, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, and pulmonary thromboembolism. Embolization restricts or completely blocks blood flow and has been successful used to treat hemorrhage in many parts of the body.

Due to bronchiectasis, tuberculosis, chronic bronchitis, suppurate processes and malignancy.

Surgical procedure after checking the patient.

The procedure may take anywhere between 2 and 4 hours to perform. Sometimes it is necessary to complete the procedure in a second session.

Q: What do bronchial arteries do?

A: The bronchial arteries supplies the nutrition and oxygenated blood to the lungs. Although there is much difference, there are usually two bronchial arteries that run to the left lung and other to the right lung.