Glue embolization of a pial arteriovenous fistula of the spinal artery

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Fabio Martino Doniselli
Aldo Paolucci
Giorgio Conte
Paolo Rampini
Antonio Arrichiello
Fabio Maria Triulzi


pial arteriovenous fistula, Spinal cord, Fistula, Embolization, Glue


There are no clear guidelines about the treatment Pial Arteriovenous Fistulae (PAVF). For high-risk and severally symptomatic fistulae surgery is the first choice of treatment, including feeding artery ligation, surgical resection, radiosurgery and endovascular embolization techniques. We described a case of a patient with a symptomatic PAVF at the craniocervical junction fed by the anterior spinal artery, successfully treated with endovascular approach consisting of glue embolization of the feeding vessel.


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