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Transcutaneous puncture of the superior ophthalmic vein for embolization of dural carotid-ophthalmic fistula.
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PMID:  20557794     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Carotid-ophthalmic fistula is a rare disease, which can be treated by transvenous endovascular embolization. Here, we report a unique case with draining vein thrombosed, making a transvenous approach impossible. An old but valuable technique, direct transcutaneous puncture of the superior ophthalmic vein, was used to save the patient's right eye. The old technique, direct puncture of the superior ophthalmic vein, retains its irreplaceable usefulness in this special situation. Thus, interventional neuroradiologists should equip themselves with this essential technique.
Authors:
Wen Hsien Chen; I Chen Tsai; Hou Chi Huang; Chun Han Lin; Hao Chun Hung; Chen Hao Wu; Clayton Chi Chang Chen
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Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-01-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  14 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-18     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2014-07-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  9-11     Citation Subset:  -    
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