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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2011;49(4): 222-225.
doi: https://doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2011.49.4.222
Surgical Obliteration in Superior Petrosal Sinus Dural Arteriovenous Fistula.
Gyojun Hwang, Hyun Seung Kang, Chang Wan Oh, O Ki Kwon
1Department of Neurosurgery, Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University and Graduate School of Gangwon University, Chuncheon, Korea.
2Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. hsk4428@yahoo.com
3Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea.
Superior petrosal sinus (SPS) dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) is one of tentorial DAVFs with significant morbidity, which usually drains into the petrosal vein and its tributaries. Unless there is a connection with venous sinus, surgical obliteration is required. We present two cases of SPS DAVF which were successfully treated with the presigmoid retrolabyrinthine approach.
Key Words: Dural arteriovenous fistula; Superior petrosal sinus; Surgery
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