Endovascular treatment with transvenous approach for embolization of carotid cavernous fistula

  • Benny Young Department of Radiology, University Malaysia Sarawak, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UNIMAS, Hospital Umum Sarawak
  • Agusmanan Bojeng Department of Radiology, University Malaysia Sarawak, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UNIMAS, Hospital Umum Sarawak
Keywords: carotid-cavernous fistula, coiling embolization, transvenous
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Abstract

The aim of endovascular treatment in carotid cavernous fistula is to close the tear side at cavernous sinus part. It can be dealt either by transvenous or transarterial approach. The option is influenced by type of fistula and angioarchitectural findings. We described two different transvenous routes emphasizing on anatomical consideration and its technical aspect.

Author Biography

Benny Young, Department of Radiology, University Malaysia Sarawak, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UNIMAS, Hospital Umum Sarawak
Radiology Department

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Published
2014-10-15
How to Cite
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Young B, Bojeng A. Endovascular treatment with transvenous approach for embolization of carotid cavernous fistula. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2014Oct.15 [cited 2019Nov.22];23(3):169-73. Available from: http://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/728
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Case Report