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UK NICE’s recommendation of prostatic artery embolization is a “huge development”

Francesco Carneval, GEST 2018

Francesco Carnevale (São Paulo, Brazil) speaks on the growing acceptance for prostatic artery embolization. The national regulatory bodies in Brazil and the UK recommending the procedure are “a huge development in the field of embolization”, he tells Interventional News at the GEST 2018 US meeting in Miami, USA.

Carnevale, Francesco

Carnevale, Francesco


Professor Francesco Carnevale received the CIRSE 2016 Award of Excellence and Innovation in Interventional Radiology for his role in the development of the PErFecTED technique (Proximal Embolisation First, Then, Embolise Distal) for benign prostatic hyperplasia. He is associate professor of Medicine at the University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, and director of the Interventional Radiology Fellowship Programme

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