Carotid cavernous aneurysms and fistulae

  • S. Mullan


Our experience in treatment includes conservative management, internal carotid occlusion, and thrombosis by wire, by needles, and by balloon.


Balloon Catheter Superficial Temporal Artery Small Aneurysm Giant Aneurysm Carotid Occlusion 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Mullan
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  1. 1.Neurological SurgeryUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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