TITLE

Percutaneous Direct Puncture Embolization for Superficial Craniofacial Arteriovenous Malformation

AUTHOR(S)
Chang-Hsien Ou; Ho-Fai Wong; Ming-Shiang Yang; Tzu-Hsien Yang; Tzu-Lung Ho
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Interventional Neuroradiology;2008, Vol. 14 Issue Supp2, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Endovascular embolization for craniofacial arteriovenous malformation has been used as preoperative adjuvant devascularization or as definitive therapy. However, because the vascular network is complex, embolization via arterial access may be ineffective, risky, incomplete or technically difficult. The purpose of this report is to describe our experience of percutaneous direct venous pouch puncture embolization. Four patients with craniofacial AVMs were treated with direct puncture embolization via injection of NBCA. After the selective transarterial angiogram, the lesions were directly punctured in the venous pouch under a road map angiogram. A glue mixture was injected, and post-embolization angiograms revealed that in all patients, the lesions had been completely obliterated without complication. Percutaneous direct puncture embolization is an effective, time saving and safe technique for the superficial craniofacial AVM with prominent venous pouch.
ACCESSION #
37836012

 

Related Articles

  • arteriography. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p68 

    An encyclopedia entry for "arteriography" is presented. It refers to an alternative name for angiography, an X-ray technique for imaging arteries.

  • Interactive two-dimensional fresh blood imaging: a feasibility study. Wong, Pauline; Graves, Martin; Lomas, David // European Radiology;Apr2009, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p904 

    This paper presents work on interactive 2D projection magnetic resonance angiography, based on fresh blood imaging (FBI), which integrates navigation and triggering optimisation into a continuous fluoroscopic procedure. The technique was developed on a clinical 1.5-T MRI system and performed in...

  • How to... Detect lower limb peripheral arterial disease. Munir, Rahma // Synergy: Imaging & Therapy Practice;Jun2009, p12 

    The article discusses the importance of early detection of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). It outlines the nature of the disease with an estimated incidence of 15 to 20 percent in people aged over 70, and relates that it is a chronic obstructive disease usually caused by atherosclerosis. It...

  • 64-slice multidetector coronary CT angiography: in vitro evaluation of 68 different stents. Maintz, David; Seifarth, Harald; Raupach, Rainer; Flohr, Thomas; Rink, Michael; Sommer, Torsten; Özgün, Murat; Heindel, Walter; Fischbach, Roman; Ozgün, Murat // European Radiology;Apr2006, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p818 

    The purpose of this study was to test a large sample of different coronary artery stents using four image reconstruction approaches with respect to lumen visualization, lumen attenuation, and image noise in 64-slice multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) in vitro and to provide a catalogue...

  • Computed tomography in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Ghanem, Nadir; Altehoefer, Carsten; Furtwängler, Alex; Winterer, Jan; Schäfer, Oliver; Springer, Oliver; Kotter, Elmar; Langer, Mathias; Furtwängler, Alex; Schäfer, Oliver // European Radiology;Jul2003, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p1669 

    The aim of this study was to define the imaging characteristics of primary and recurrent gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) in computed tomography with respect to the tumor size. Computed tomography was performed in 35 patients with histologically confirmed gastrointestinal stromal tumors...

  • EMERGENCY CEREBRAL ARTERIOGRAPHY IN ACUTE HEAD INJURY. White, Robert J.; Verdura, Javier; Locke, George E. // Angiology;Feb1966, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p72 

    Cerebral arteriography was performed as an initial diagnostic test in a group of 50 serious head injuries. Of these patients, 20 were found to harbor significant mass lesions requiring intracranial surgery. Cerebral vascular survey is recommended as an important emergency study in serious brain...

  • Long Injection Time and Biplane Oblique Patient Positioning in Femoral Arteriography. Paster, Stuart B.; Burstein, Jerome; Antoine, John E. // Angiology;Jun1978, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p450 

    We have made several important changes in femoral arteriography, including a slower rate, longer injection time, and the use of biplane oblique views. The long injection time has resulted in fewer repeat examinations. Biplane oblique filming of the pelvis has increased our ability to demonstrate...

  • Magnetic resonance evaluation of luminal patency after polylactide stent implantation: an experimental study in a rabbit aorta model. Hietala, Eeva-Maija; Maasilta, Paula; Ståhls, Anders; Salminen, Ulla-Stina; Harjula, Ari L. J.; Välimaa, Tero; Kivisaari, Leena // European Radiology;May2003, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p1025 

    Intravascular metallic stents cause magnetic field distortions, disturbing luminal detection. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of polylactic acid (PLA) stents on magnetic resonance angiography (MRA). Biodegradable double spiral helical PLA stents (n=12) or stainless steel (SS) (n=6) stents...

  • Rotational vertebral artery occlusion in a child with multiple strokes: a case-based update. Greiner, Hansel M.; Abruzzo, Todd A.; Kabbouche, Marielle; Leach, James L.; Zuccarello, Mario // Child's Nervous System;Dec2010, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p1669 

    Introduction: Rotational vertebral artery occlusion (RVAO), sometimes known as 'Bow hunter syndrome,' is an important and diagnostically challenging cause of posterior circulation stroke in children. It is caused by impingement of osseous and/or ligamentous structures on the vertebral artery....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics