Management of severely bleeding ethmoidal arteries.

@article{Dallan2009ManagementOS,
  title={Management of severely bleeding ethmoidal arteries.},
  author={Iacopo Dallan and Manfred Tschabitscher and Paolo G Castelnuovo and Maurizio Bignami and Luca Muscatello and Riccardo Lenzi and Paolo Battaglia and Stefano Sellari-Franceschini},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={450-4}
}
OBJECTIVES Ethmoidal arteries (EAs) can be responsible for severe bleeding. Clinical features of EA bleeding are rather extensive because it can occur within the nasal cavity or in orbital spaces. Furthermore, surgical management of EA bleeding is challenging. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective evaluation. METHOD OF STUDY Five clinical patients with severe bleeding from EAs and/or epistaxis refractory to sphenopalatine artery closure were included in this work. Careful anatomic dissection of the… CONTINUE READING