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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 1006-1010

Intraoperative transcranial embolization following decompressive craniectomy for a dural arteriovenous fistula presenting with acutely raised intracranial pressure


1 Department of Neuroradiology and Interventional Radiology, Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Neurology, Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, Telangana, India

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Dr. Suresh Giragani
Department of Neuroradiology and Interventional Radiology, Yashoda Hospitals, Alexander Road, Secunderabad, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_250_20

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We report the clinical details, imaging findings, and management of a 58-year-old female who presented with rapidly deteriorating neurological function and acute raise in intracranial pressure secondary to posterior fossa dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF). In this report, we present the emergency management of the DAVF with single-stage combined surgical decompressive craniotomy and direct transcranial embolization.


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