Endovascular therapy for intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas.

@article{Chong2006EndovascularTF,
  title={Endovascular therapy for intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas.},
  author={Wesley K. M. Chong and Michael Holt},
  journal={The neuroradiology journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          537-49
        }
}
A retrospective study was conducted on 17 consecutive patients with DAVF admitted to Monash Medical Centre over 12 years. 15 patients, 82.4%, were treated by endovascular means with the intention to obliterate the fistula. Three of these patients also had surgery following embolisation. Angiographic cure was achieved when we have successfully embolised both the arterial and the venous side whether by penetration of liquid adhesive or packing with coils. Our cure rate of 60% (95% CI: 37-83… CONTINUE READING
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