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Preoperative embolization of choroid plexus papilloma with Onyx via the anterior choroidal artery: technical note.
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PMID:  23014951     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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INTRODUCTION: Total surgical resection is the treatment of choice for choroid plexus tumors. However, the hypervascular nature of such lesions imposes challenges to the surgical treatment. Preoperative embolization for intracranial tumors has been widely used in an attempt to reduce blood loss, but rarely with choroid plexus tumors. CASE REPORT: We describe the first case of preoperative embolization of choroid plexus papilloma with Onyx via the anterior choroidal artery. The procedure underwent without any complications and surgical treatment was possible with minimal blood loss. DISCUSSION: Embolization of choroid plexus tumors via anterior choroidal artery is potentially dangerous, but following a meticulous technique, it can be used as a safe and effective preoperative procedure.
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Felipe Padovani Trivelato; Luciano Bambini Manzato; Marco Túlio Rezende; Pedro Moreira Coelho Barroso; Rodrigo Moreira Faleiro; Alexandre Cordeiro Ulhôa
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
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Created Date:  2012-9-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Hospital Felício Rocho, Rua Timbiras 3616, Barro Preto, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, CEP 30140-062, felipepadovani@yahoo.com.br.
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