Direct packing of the isolated sinus in patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas of the transverse-sigmoid sinus.

@article{Endo1998DirectPO,
  title={Direct packing of the isolated sinus in patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas of the transverse-sigmoid sinus.},
  author={Shunro Endo and Naoya Kuwayama and Akira Takaku and Masayoshi Nishijima},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={449-56}
}
OBJECT The goal of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of direct packing of the isolated sinus (occluded both distally and proximally) in patients with dural arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) of the transverse-sigmoid sinus. METHODS Eight patients were included in this study. There were seven men and one woman, ranging in age from 47 to 75 years (mean 60.4 years). Five patients presented with intracranial hemorrhage or venous infarction, one with convulsions, and two with pulsatile tinnitus… CONTINUE READING

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