Transfemoral transarterial onyx embolization of carotid body paragangliomas: technical considerations, results, and strategies for complication avoidance.


BACKGROUND The association of carotid body paragangliomas with neurovascular structures can cause cranial nerve injury and significant intraoperative blood loss. Preoperative embolization may be performed either percutaneously or transarterially. OBJECTIVE We reviewed our experience with transfemoral transarterial Onyx embolization. METHODS We… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182752d75


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