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Middle meningeal artery embolization for the management of chronic subdural hematoma
  1. David Fiorella1,2,
  2. Adam S Arthur3
  1. 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
  2. 2 SUNY SB, Stony Brook, New York, USA
  3. 3 Univ Tennessee Health Sciences Center Department of Neurosurgery/Semmes-Murphey Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Adam S Arthur, UT Department of Neurosurgery/Semmes-Murphey Clinic, Memphis TN 38120, USA; aarthur{at}


Chronic subdural hematoma (cSDH) is one of the most common neurosurgical diagnoses in adults. The disease is fundamentally a disorder of the meningeal blood vessels, and options exist for the minimally invasive neuroendovascular management. We review the potential role for the endovascular management of cSDH within the context of a discussion of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and conventional management of this disease.

  • liquid embolic material
  • subdural
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  • Contributors All named authors contributed substantially to the work described by actively participating in the study and the generation of the data, and providing editorial evaluation of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests ASA and DF are primary investigators for the STEM trial.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Author note This article was commisioned by the journal

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