Endovascular embolization of traumatic carotid cavernous fistulas.

  title={Endovascular embolization of traumatic carotid cavernous fistulas.},
  author={Z X Wu and Chuan-dong Wang and X Yang and Yu-heng Sun and Yun Zhang and You-xiang Li and Chu-han Jiang and Yiqing Liu},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  volume={112 5},
OBJECTIVE To analyze the effectiveness of endovascular embolization on treatment of traumatic carotid-cavernous fistula (TCCF). METHODS From 1986 to 1997, 482 cases of traumatic carotid-cavernous fistula were treated by endovascular embolization in the Beijing Neurosurgical Institute. Several kinds of balloon-catheter were used for embolization. External… CONTINUE READING