Usefulness of embolization of the middle meningeal artery for refractory chronic subdural hematomas

BACKGROUND Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is generally treated by burr hole irrigation. However, sometimes repeated recurrence is observed, and treatment may consequently become difficult. We examined the efficacy of embolization of the middle meningeal artery (MMA) for such cases. METHODS We considered embolization of the MMA for three patients who had… CONTINUE READING
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