Marielle Riché

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Forty-three patients with arterio-venous fistulae of the dura of the transverse sinus with a complaint of tinnitus are reviewed, with a follow-up of 12 months to 11 years. 34 patients were embolized, 2 treated surgically, and 7 were untreated. Embolization appears to have been beneficial. The frequently benign nature of this abnormality must be emphasized,(More)
During a 3 year period, 21 patients with spinal cord vascular malformations involving the anterior spinal artery were treated by embolization through this artery. Of four cases of extramedullary arteriovenous fistula, two patients embolized at an early stage showed excellent results, whereas results were mediocre in two patients who were paraplegic at(More)
We studied eleven patients with intrathecal extramedullary arteriovenous fistulas identified by selective angiography and myelography. The fistulas were located on the surface of the cord, fed by medullary arteries. Angiography distinguished three separate types that gave identical clinical disorders. Therapeutic results of surgery and embolization allowed(More)
A case of a large extramedullary arteriovenous fistula in a young man, which was deemed inoperable, is described. The fistula was mainly supplied by the anterior spinal artery and was responsible for a progressive myeloradicular syndrome. Successful treatment with detachable balloons was carried out. Along with this case report, a review is made of the(More)