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Occipital artery: a not so poor artery for the embolization of lateral sinus dural arteriovenous fistulas with Onyx
  1. Joseph Gabrieli1,2,
  2. Frédéric Clarencon1,2,
  3. Federico Di Maria1,
  4. Jacques Chiras1,2,
  5. Nader Sourour1
  1. 1Department of Interventional Neuroradiology, Groupe hospitalier Pitié Salêtrière, Paris, France
  2. 2Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sourour, Department of Interventional Neuroradiology, Groupe hospitalier Pitié Salêtrière, Paris 75004, France; nader.sourour{at}

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We read with interest the technical note by Chiu et al1 presenting their single center experience in the treatment of dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs) using double-lumen balloon catheters for liquid embolic agent injection. This case series presents six cases of dAVFs (3 Cognard type IV; 2 type III; and 1 type IIa+b2) embolized through the middle meningeal artery (MMA) via a double-lumen compliant balloon (Scepter C; Microvention, Tustin, California, USA). This technique seems useful and effective. …

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