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Intraoperative color Doppler sonography in the surgical treatment of perimedullary arteriovenous fistula--case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15722609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 36-year-old female was treated for a perimedullary arteriovenous fistula (AVF) using intraoperative color Doppler sonography monitoring. Color Doppler sonography before interruption of the fistulous point clearly demonstrated an abnormal hyperechoic lesion. After interruption of the shunting point, the lesion had disappeared. Intraoperative angiography confirmed the disappearance of the perimedullary AVF. Intraoperative color Doppler sonography is a noninvasive, reliable, and cost-effective method for monitoring the effect of interruption on perimedullary AVF.
Toshitaka Seki; Kazutoshi Hida; JangBo Lee; Shunsuke Yano; Yoshinobu Iwasaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0470-8105     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-21     Completed Date:  2005-05-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  100-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, N-15 W-7, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8638, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / surgery*,  ultrasonography*
Monitoring, Intraoperative
Spinal Cord / blood supply*,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color*

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