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J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 1985 Dec;14(4):773-777. Korean. Original Article.
Baik WH , Lee JS , Ha YS , Kang JK , Song JU , Lee HG , Shin KS , Park YW .
Department of Neurosurgery, Catholic Medical College, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Radiology, Catholic Medical College, Korea.
Abstract

A case of traumatic carotid-cavernous fistula treated using Debrun's latex detatchable balloon catheter is reported. The patient was a 33-year-old man, who has complaints of proptosis and chemosis of left eye 2 months after motor vehicle accident. The cerebral angiography showed direct fistula between intracavernous portion of internal carotid artery and cavernous sinus as high flow-high pressure type. After complete radiologic and neurologic examination, the fistulous opening was successfully occluded by Debrun's latex detatchable balloon with transient ischemic attack, was resolved 2 hours after the procedure.

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