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Parallel transverse-sigmoid sinus harboring dural arteriovenous malformation. How to differentiate the pathological and normal sinus in order to treat and preserve patency and function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19517058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An unusual case of dural arteriovenous malformation (DAVM) harboring a parallel transverse-sigmoid sinus (TSS) is presented. The patient had a 2-year history of left-sided pulsatile tinnitus in the left ear refractory to medical management. Angiography demonstrated a DAVM involving the left TSS. Super-selective transvenous dural sinus occlusion of the DAVM situated at the pathological compartment of the TSS provided cure. We were able to spare the normal compartment providing anatomical venous drainage from this system.
Authors:
C?sar de Paula Lucas; Mirto Nelso Prandini; Laurent Spelle; Michel Piotin; Charbel Mounayer; Jacques Moret
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-06-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica     Volume:  152     ISSN:  0942-0940     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-26     Completed Date:  2010-06-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151000     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Country:  Austria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  523-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery of the Federal University of S?o Paulo, S?o Paulo, Brazil. cesar.lucas@uol.com.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / blood supply
Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations / pathology*,  radiography,  therapy
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebrovascular Circulation / physiology*
Clinical Protocols
Cranial Fossa, Posterior / abnormalities*,  blood supply
Cranial Sinuses / abnormalities*,  pathology*,  radiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Prostheses and Implants
Prosthesis Implantation / methods
Tinnitus / etiology
Treatment Outcome

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