Treatment of post-traumatic carotid-cavernous fistulas with the Willis covered stent. A preliminary prospective study.

@article{Wang2012TreatmentOP,
  title={Treatment of post-traumatic carotid-cavernous fistulas with the Willis covered stent. A preliminary prospective study.},
  author={Yuliang Wang and Ji Ma and Peng-xu Ding and Y Li and Xinwei Han and Gang Wu},
  journal={Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={172-7}
}
We describe our preliminary experience on the feasibility of using the Willis covered stent in patients with carotid-cavernous fistulas (CCFs). Eleven consecutive patients with post-traumatic CCFs referred for treatment with Willis covered stents were enrolled into this prospective study, and were subsequently followed-up at our hospital. Data on technical… CONTINUE READING