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Endovascular management of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20816269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Classification, pathophysiology, and endovascular treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas are discussed. Risk for neurologic deterioration is based on the presence and extent of cortical venous reflux. Previous endovascular techniques relied heavily on transvenous coil embolization. Recent advances in endovascular materials have facilitated the treatment and cure of many of these lesions via transarterial approaches. Penetration of liquid embolic agent into the nidus and foot of the draining vein is crucial for long-term angiographic cure.
Sandra Narayanan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1557-9875     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-06     Completed Date:  2011-01-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  899-911     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Neurosurgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 4160 John R, #930, Detroit, MI 48201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations / radiography,  therapy*
Cerebral Angiography
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Endovascular Procedures / methods*
Treatment Outcome

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