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Endovascular occlusion of a lacerated primitive trigeminal artery during surgical resection of clival chordoma. a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20642897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case of a persistent primitive trigeminal artery (PPTA) coexistent with a clival chordoma. During surgery of the tumor, the partially incorporated PPTA was inadvertently traumatized and ruptured. The operation was discontinued and the PPTA was endovascularly occluded permitting further safe resection of the tumor.
G Baltsavias; A Valavanis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-20     Completed Date:  2010-10-07     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Arteries / abnormalities*,  injuries*
Chordoma / radiography,  surgery*
Cranial Fossa, Posterior / radiography,  surgery
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Intraoperative Complications / radiography,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Skull Base Neoplasms / radiography,  surgery*
Trigeminal Nerve / blood supply

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