Treatment of Traumatic Cavernous Fistulas

  • A. Rey
  • J. Cophignon
  • Cl. Thurel
  • J. B. Thiebaut
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 2)


The ideal treatment of carotid cavernous fistulas would consist in selective closure of the fistula with preservation of the carotid patency. Because of the anatomical situation of the fistula within the cavernous sinus, this direct and selective attack has been impossible for a long time.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Rey
    • 1
  • J. Cophignon
    • 1
  • Cl. Thurel
    • 1
  • J. B. Thiebaut
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurosurgical Department and Neuroradiological DepartmentHôpital LariboisièreParisFrance

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