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Secondary clinical deterioration after successful embolization of a spinal dural arteriovenous fistula: a plea for prophylactic anticoagulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20642896     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of delayed aggravation of initially-resolved symptoms in a patient after successful embolization of a T5 spinal dural arteriovenous (AV) fistula with N-butyl cyanoacrylate. The symptoms were attributed to venous thrombosis and resolved with systemic anticoagulation after five days of treatment. Although the most adequate treatment for preventing venous thrombosis after spinal dural AV fistula is not known, we describe this patient as a case for more aggressive prophylactic anticoagulation measures in the immediate post-embolization time period.
J Knopman; W Zink; A Patsalides; H A Riina; Y P Gobin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-20     Completed Date:  2010-10-07     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-203     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use*
Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations / pathology,  radiography,  therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Enbucrilate / therapeutic use
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Spinal Cord / pathology,  radiography
Venous Thrombosis / drug therapy*,  prevention & control*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 6606-65-1/Enbucrilate

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