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Reconstruction of previously ligated external carotid arteries for cranial base arteriovenous malformation embolization: technical note.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8121559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ligation of the external carotid artery has been used in the past as a treatment for cranial base and facial arteriovenous malformations. By current selective embolization techniques, this prior ligation of the external carotid artery may hinder optimal treatment. Reported here are the indications and surgical techniques used for reconstructing previously ligated external carotid arteries in preparation for endovascular treatment. Direct reconstruction or an interposition graft was useful, depending on the patient's anatomy. There were no complications in this series, despite the presumed increase in blood flow to the arteriovenous malformation after reconstruction. After reconstruction, early embolization is feasible and may be necessary to prevent the engorgement of the arteriovenous malformation.
Authors:
L Regli; F B Meyer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:  1994 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-07     Completed Date:  1994-04-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-9; discussion 189-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Anastomosis, Surgical / methods*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis
Carotid Artery, External / surgery*
Cerebral Angiography
Combined Modality Therapy
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Female
Humans
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / surgery*
Ligation
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / therapy*
Recurrence
Suture Techniques
Veins / transplantation

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