noun[mass noun] Medicine
The artificial or natural formation or development of an embolus.
- The use of a peripherally inserted central catheter is occasionally complicated by intravascular fracture and central embolization of the catheter fragment.
- Patients with menorrhagia or postmenopausal bleeding secondary to uterine myomas and without contraindications to angiography and embolization were considered for participation in the study.
- Pre-operative angiography and embolisation was carried out.
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