Preoperative angiography and transarterial embolization in the management of carotid body tumor: a single-center, 10-year experience.

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BACKGROUND Sixty percent of paragangliomas are located unilaterally at the carotid bifurcation. These are referred to as carotid body tumors (CBTs). OBJECTIVE To present our 10-year experience in the management of patients with CBTs, and to evaluate the efficacy of angiography and preoperative embolization technique in this retrospective study. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3181eda61d

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@article{Li2010PreoperativeAA, title={Preoperative angiography and transarterial embolization in the management of carotid body tumor: a single-center, 10-year experience.}, author={Jia Li and Shenming Wang and Chi-shing Zee and Jianyong Yang and Wei Chen and Wenquan Zhuang and Xiaoxi Li and Weiming Lv and Yonghui Huang and Songqi Li}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={2010}, volume={67 4}, pages={941-8; discussion 948} }