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Transvenous treatment of complex cavernous dural arteriovenous fistulae with Onyx and coils.
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PMID:  21339671     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transvenous embolization has become the treatment of choice for such lesions We evaluated Onxy for patients with cavernous dural arteriovenous fistulae (CDAVFs) who underwent transvenous embolization via different transvenous approaches. Case records of six patients with symptomatic CDAVFs, treated between October 2006 and November 2007 were reviewed. A total of seven transvenous procedures were performed in the six patients with CDAVFs. All the patients with CDAVFs of the cavernous sinus were symptom free following embolization. The approach via the internal jugular vein and the inferior petrosal sinus was possible in four of the six patients, with complete occlusion of the fistula. In the remaining two patients, the approach was via the facial vein. Transient bradyarrythmia without morbidity was the only complication in two patients.
Authors:
Liang Li; Jin-Guo Cui; Zhi-Hui Liang; Shu-Bin Xu; Jia Li; Hui-Qin Tian; Yu-Hong Fan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology India     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0028-3886     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol India     Publication Date:    2011 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042005     Medline TA:  Neurol India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  92-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Radiology Department, Bethune International Peace Hospital, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China.
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