Dural arteriovenous fistulas involving the inferior petrosal sinus: angiographic findings in six patients.

@article{Barnwell1990DuralAF,
  title={Dural arteriovenous fistulas involving the inferior petrosal sinus: angiographic findings in six patients.},
  author={Stan L Barnwell and Van Halbach and C F Dowd and Randall Higashida and Grant B. Hieshima},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={511-6}
}
We report the angiographic findings from six patients with intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas of the inferior petrosal sinus and describe the clinical presentation, vascular anatomy, and embolization techniques used in the treatment of this disorder. Dural arteriovenous fistulas at this site are rare; of 105 patients diagnosed with this abnormality, only six had lesions involving the inferior petrosal sinus. The patients included three men and three women, ranging in age from 41 to 75… CONTINUE READING

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