, Volume 37, Issue 5, pp 400–402 | Cite as

Percutaneous transvenous embolisation of iatrogenic vertebral arteriovenous fistula

  • S. Fukao
  • N. Hashimoto
  • K. Kazekawa
  • Y. Kaku
Interventional Neuroradiology


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.

Key words

Arteriovenous fistula Vertebral artery Transvenous occlusion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Fukao
    • 1
  • N. Hashimoto
    • 1
  • K. Kazekawa
    • 1
  • Y. Kaku
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryNational Cardiovascular CenterSuita, OsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryGifu University School of MedicineGifuJapan

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