CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 125-129

Endovascular Approach for Treatment of Frontal Dural Arteriovenous Fistula through the Ophthalmic Arteries using Glue: A Case Presentation with Review of Literature


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, KMC, Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Neurointerventional Radiology, KMC, Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Santosh PV Rai
Department of Radiodiagnosis, KMC, Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-0820.166938

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A rare case of right frontal bleed in elderly gentleman secondary to anterior cranial fossa dural arteriovenous fistula was detected on computed tomography angiogram, and complete endovascular embolization was achieved through ophthalmic arteries using glue as embolic material. Successful endovascular treatment along with surgical evacuation of subdural hematoma resulted in excellent recovery of the patient. Quick in-and-out approach using flow directed microcatheters and fast embolizing potential of glue may allow for rapid, safe, and successful embolization of such fistulas. The rarity of the location and the transarterial glue embolization of the nidus by micro catheter through both ophthalmic arteries makes this an interesting case for discussion.


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