Document Detail


New aesthetic approach to carotid cavernous sinus fistula for coil embolization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22627444     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: Transvenous embolization has become the treatment of choice for carotid cavernous sinus fistula (CCSF). We report a case of coil embolization of CCSF using a superior ophthalmic vein (SOV) approach.
METHODS: We have used the SOV approach on 5 patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas involving the cavernous sinus. Diagnostic facial contrast-enhanced computed tomography, brain magnetic resonance imaging, and contrast angiography and cerebral angiography revealed a CCSF. Fistula occlusion using an external SOV approach of CCSF was performed.
RESULTS: Angiography performed on both sides demonstrated complete occlusion of the fistula. We had good result with coil embolization via SOV approach. We have a 100% success rate with no major complication.
CONCLUSIONS: The coil embolization via SOV approach is a safe and effective treatment. The SOV can be channeled by allowing the insertion of detachable coils in the fistula. We suggest that there is need to training plastic surgeon to be experienced.
Authors:
Kyung Ah Lee; Jin Woo Kim; Hook Sun; Seok Joo Kang; Jae Hak Jung
Related Documents :
22878784 - High occurrence of hypoxemic sleep respiratory disorders in precapillary pulmonary hype...
22585564 - Strategies in the treatment of distal cerebellar aneurysms: report of a series of 11 pa...
19539454 - Pulmonary apelin levels and effects in rats with hypoxic pulmonary hypertension.
22892694 - Coronary artery calcium score and coronary computed tomographic angiography for cardiov...
23401834 - Tips placement via combined transjugular and transhepatic approach for cavernous portal...
2071244 - Discordant atrioventricular connexion with concordant ventriculo-arterial connexion (so...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1536-3732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e238-41     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
From the *Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Baik Hospital, Inje University; and †J Star Plastic & Aesthetic Clinic, Busan, South Korea.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Contemporary techniques for the correction of temporal hollowing: augmentation temporoplasty with t...
Next Document:  Total auricular reconstruction after traumatic total amputation of the auricle.