Indirect Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistulas Treated by Transvenous Approach Through the Superior Ophthalmic Vein: A Case Report and Technical Note

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Thaweesak Aurboonyawat
Theerapol Witthiwej
Anchalee Churojana

Abstract

Objective: To present the results of our alternative treatment of indirect carotid- cavernous sinus fistulas.


Methods: A 50-year-old-woman, whom the standard underwent surgical exposure of the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV), retrograde venous catheterization, and coil embolization of the cavernous sinus.


Results: Complete fistulas obliteration was accompanied by recovery of the clinical symptoms.


Conclusion: The surgical SOV approach might be sufficient when standard endovascular intervention does not succeed. The technique is safe and effective when performed by an interdisciplinary team.

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Aurboonyawat, T. ., Witthiwej, T. ., & Churojana, A. . (2007). Indirect Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistulas Treated by Transvenous Approach Through the Superior Ophthalmic Vein: A Case Report and Technical Note. Siriraj Medical Journal, 59(4), 191–194. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/sirirajmedj/article/view/246100
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