Ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing carotid cavernous fistula: incidence, clinical presentation, treatment, and outcome.

@article{Rooij2006RupturedCS,
  title={Ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing carotid cavernous fistula: incidence, clinical presentation, treatment, and outcome.},
  author={W J van Rooij and Menno Sluzewski and G N Beute},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={185-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In this study, we present our experience with 11 patients with ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing carotid cavernous fistulas (CCFs), to assess the incidence of ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing CCFs and evaluate clinical presentations, treatments, and outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS During a 10-year period, 10 of 689 (1.5%) endovascular-treated ruptured aneurysms were ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing CCF. One additional patient with a CCF died… CONTINUE READING