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Traumatic persistent trigeminal artery--cavernous sinus fistula treated by transcatheter arterial embolization. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20377986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a rare case of traumatic persistent trigeminal artery (PTA) - cavernous sinus fistula. Cerebral angiography showed direct communication between the right PTA and the cavernous sinus which was treated by transcathether arterial embolization. Although previous reports have indicated the use of more coils to treat this condition, we successfully treated the patient with only two coils placed near the orifice of the fistula after sufficient anatomical evaluation.
K Asai; K Hasuo; T Hara; T Miyagishima; N Terano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-25
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 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-09     Completed Date:  2010-06-28     Revised Date:  2012-09-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Radiology, International Medical Center of Japan, IMCJ, Tokyo Japan. [corrected]
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / radiography,  surgery*
Catheterization, Peripheral / methods*
Cavernous Sinus / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery*
Cerebral Arteries / abnormalities*,  radiography,  surgery*
Embolectomy / methods*
Treatment Outcome
Erratum In:
Interv Neuroradiol. 2010 Jun;16(2):214

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