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Percutaneous transvenous embolisation of iatrogenic vertebral arteriovenous fistula

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Two patients presented with vertebral arteriovenous fistulae following unintentional puncture of the vertebral artery. A percutaneous transvenous approach was used in both cases and the fistula was successfully embolised with microcoils. A complete cure was achieved in both patients.

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Fukao, S., Hashimoto, N., Kazekawa, K. et al. Percutaneous transvenous embolisation of iatrogenic vertebral arteriovenous fistula. Neuroradiology 37, 400–402 (1995).

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  • Arteriovenous fistula
  • Vertebral artery
  • Transvenous occlusion