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Endovascular treatment of a large venous pouch direct carotid cavernous fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23859174     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Endovascular treatment of direct carotid cavernous fistula (CCF) can be performed by either arterial or venous approaches. The aim is to disconnect the fistula with or without preservation of the internal carotid artery (ICA). The aim of this article is to describe a technique for embolization of the cavernous sinus and the ICA in direct CCF using coils. Trapping the distal aspect of the fistula using a retrograde navigation via the vertebrobasilar system and the posterior communicating artery was performed in two cases. Clinical and radiological evolutions are described.
Authors:
M Mahmoud; M H Elsissy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-03-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  The neuroradiology journal     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1971-4009     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiol J     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101295103     Medline TA:  Neuroradiol J     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University; Cairo, Egypt - mmahmoud70@hotmail.com.
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