Electrothrombosis of carotid-cavernous fistula.

  title={Electrothrombosis of carotid-cavernous fistula.},
  author={Yoshio Hosobuchi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={42 1},
The author describes a technique for directly closing a carotid cavernous fistula with electrothrombosis while preserving the intracranial arterial circulation. Copper wires are introduced through the superior ophthalmic vein or a frontotemporal craniotomy, and thus directly into the portion of the sinus into which the fistula drains; if posterior, into the posterior segment of Parkinson's triangle, if inferior, into the pterygoid plexus, and if anterior, through the sphenoparietal sinus and/or… CONTINUE READING

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