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Preoperative embolization of a cerebellar haemangioblastoma using Onyx: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21866486     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Haemangioblastoma is a slow-growing, highly vascular tumour and typically occurs in the cerebellum but can also occur in the brainstem and spinal cord. Because of their hypervascularity and location, cerebellar haemangioblastomas can be difficult to remove. The purpose of preoperative embolization of haemangioblastomas is to decrease the intraoperative blood loss and to facilitate excision. However, the safety and efficacy of this procedure remain controversial. Here, we report the case of a man with cerebellar haemangioblastoma who underwent preoperative embolization with Onyx. The tumour was completely removed with minimal tumour bleeding. There was no complication related to embolization.
Ki Seong Eom; Dae Won Kim; See Sung Choi; Keum Ha Choi; Tae Young Kim
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Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0028-3843     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0101265     Medline TA:  Neurol Neurochir Pol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  292-296     Citation Subset:  -    
Prof. Tae Young Kim, Wonkwang University College of Medicine, 344-2 Shinyong-dong, 570-711 Iksan, South Korea, e-mail:
Vernacular Title:
Przedoperacyjna embolizacja naczyniaka płodowego móżdżku za pomocą preparatu Onyx: opis przypadku i przegląd piśmiennictwa.
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