Endovascular remodeling technique for vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations--angiographic confirmation of a connection between the median prosencephalic vein and the deep venous system.

@article{Iizuka2008EndovascularRT,
  title={Endovascular remodeling technique for vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations--angiographic confirmation of a connection between the median prosencephalic vein and the deep venous system.},
  author={Yuo Iizuka and Takanori Kakihara and Mitimasa Suzuki and Shinji Komura and Hiroyuki Azusawa},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={75-8}
}
It is commonly believed that in vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations (VGAMs) venous structures normally constituting the deep or Galenic venous system, such as the internal cerebral vein (ICV) and the basal vein of Rosenthal, are not connected to the vein of Galen. In this report, the authors describe 2 cases of successfully treated VGAM in which drainage… CONTINUE READING