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Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 137, Issue 1–2, pp 98–101 | Cite as

Direct approach to intracranial vertebral arteriovenous fistula

Case report
  • T. Morimoto
  • T. Yamada
  • H. Hashimoto
  • H. Tokunaga
  • S. Tsunoda
  • T. Sakaki
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Summary

A case of intracranial vertebral arteriovenous fistula is reported. The treatment of choice for this particular vascular malformation is controversial because of the difficulty of management of the intracranial portion of the lesion. We here report a case treated successfully by direct surgery. Its anatomical delineation and operative approach are discussed.

Keywords

Arteriovenous fistula vertebral artery intracranial region surgical treatment 

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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Morimoto
    • 1
  • T. Yamada
    • 1
  • H. Hashimoto
    • 1
  • H. Tokunaga
    • 1
  • S. Tsunoda
    • 1
  • T. Sakaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryNara Medical UniversityKashiharaJapan

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