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Combined arterial and venous approaches for cure of carotid-cavernous sinus fistula in a patient with fibromuscular dysplasia.
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PMID:  17170936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report the case of a woman with bilateral carotid artery fibromuscular dysplasia. The case illustrates some of the difficulties encountered in the treatment of carotid-cavernous fistula. For example, a previous contralateral carotid closure caused complications because carotid sacrifice was not now possible. This resulted in several embolization procedures requiring prolonged x-ray exposures. We show that transvascular embolotherapy must incorporate a flexible approach for access, selection of embolic materials, and clinical care.
E J Russell; V Reddy; R Rovin
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skull base surgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1052-1453     ISO Abbreviation:  Skull Base Surg     Publication Date:  1994  
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Created Date:  2006-12-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111521     Medline TA:  Skull Base Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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