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Cortical venous drainage has been described as one of the major risk factors for dural arteriovenous fistula, which may induce venous hypertension leading to venous ischemia or intracerebral hemorrhage. However, it is rather rare to observe cortical venous drainage manifesting in this way in the cavernous sinus region. We report a case of a 55-year-old(More)
Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is now used as an alternative to surgical endarterectomy. The introduction of cerebral protection systems during stenting has improved carotid artery stenosis treatment, with less periprocedural complications. A "mouse in a trap" method was conceived and used in three patients. This involved an emboli(More)
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with stenting for high-grade carotid stenosis has been recently come into use. However, distal embolic events remain a problem with this procedure compared to results with established carotid endarterectomy. To counteract such problems, various blocking balloon system such as a simple distal blocking balloon system or a(More)
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