Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 85–91 | Cite as

Balloon embolisation of intracranial arteriovenous fistulas in children and juveniles

  • K. Helmke
  • D. Kühne


Report on experiences with a balloon embolisation method. The balloon was detached from the catheter using a new thermo-electric technique. In five patients between 11 and 18 years seven intracranial fistulas were treated and permanently occluded. All five patients were injured in motor-vehicle accidents.


Public Health Catheter Arteriovenous Fistula Embolisation Method Balloon Embolisation 
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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Helmke
    • 1
  • D. Kühne
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Pediatric ClinicHamburg University HospitalHamburg
  2. 2.Neuroradiological DepartmentAlfried-Krupp HospitalEssenFRG

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