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A Case of a Spontaneous Intraorbital Arteriovenous Fistula: Clinico-Radiological Findings and Treatment by Transvenous Embolisation via the Superior Ophthalmic Vein.
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PMID:  23414482     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract A 72-year-old male presented with progressive right axial proptosis and red eye. Catheter angiography demonstrated an intraorbital arteriovenous fistula (IAVF) distal to the central retinal artery (CRA). Transvenous embolisation following direct surgical exposure of the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV) resulted in rapid resolution of his symptoms and signs. Transvenous embolisation via the SOV is a safe, effective alternative to transarterial embolisation for treating spontaneous IAVF where transarterial embolisation poses a risk of CRA occlusion.
Authors:
Jawad Naqvi; Roger Laitt; Brian Leatherbarrow; Amit Herwadkar
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1744-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Orbit     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
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Created Date:  2013-2-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301221     Medline TA:  Orbit     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
University Hospital of South Manchester, Postgraduate Department, Wythenshawe Hospital , Manchester , United Kingdom .
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