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Transfemoral transvenous embolization of dural arteriovenous fistulas involving the isolated transverse-sigmoid sinus.
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PMID:  20566087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Dural arteriovenous fistulas involving the transverse-sigmoid sinus (T-S dAVFs) are sometimes isolated because this affected sinus is often thrombosed. It is difficult to perform to microcatheter cannulation to the isolated sinus through the thrombosed portion. We are now treating these T-S dAVFs by transfemoral transvenous embolization via the ipsilateral side even if the affected sinus is thrombosed and isolated or not. We use a triaxial system (6Fr. guiding catheter / 4Fr. diagnostic catheter / microcatheter) to emphasize the pushability and handling of the microcatheter. And we insert 4Fr. Catheter into the affected sinus. So we can perform microcatheter cannulation into the isolated and affected sinus for treatment by coil embolization with various detachable coils.
Y Kiura; S Ohba; M Shibukawa; S Sakamoto; T Okazaki; K Kurisu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2007-06-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  13 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-22     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:  109-14     Citation Subset:  -    
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