Journal of Neuroendovascular Therapy
Online ISSN : 2186-2494
Print ISSN : 1882-4072
Case Reports
Successful Endovascular Treatment with Covered Stent for Iatrogenic Vertebral Arteriovenous Fistula
Takuya OkataAkira IshiiNobutake SadamasaYasutoshi KaiRyota IshibashiMitsushige AndoMakoto SakaWataru TakitaHaruka MiyataHidehisa NishiKazutaka SonodaJunpei KogeKoichiro FutatsuyaIzumi Nagata
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2018 年 12 巻 1 号 p. 29-37

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Objective: We discuss the details of a case in which iatrogenic vertebral arteriovenous fistula (VAVF) was successfully treated with a covered stent.

Case Presentation: A 62-year-old man presented with tinnitus after catheterization via the internal jugular vein and subsequently developed iatrogenic VAVF. Under general anesthesia, stent-assisted coil embolization was attempted via the right femoral artery but was unsuccessful. Therefore, a covered stent (Fluency 8 × 40 mm; C. R. Bard, Inc., Tempe, AZ, USA) was deployed, resulting in a marked decrease in shunt flow. The VAVF was obliterated 3.4 months after the procedure without postoperative complications.

Conclusion: Endovascular treatment using a covered stent can be an option for iatrogenic VAVF.

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