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Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula Summary

Description: An acquired or spontaneous abnormality in which there is communication between CAVERNOUS SINUS, a venous structure, and the CAROTID ARTERIES. It is often associated with HEAD TRAUMA, specifically basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR). Clinical signs often include VISION DISORDERS and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION.

Also Known As: C-C Fistula; Carotid Artery-Cavernous Sinus Fistula; C-C Fistulas; Carotid Artery Cavernous Sinus Fistula; Carotid Cavernous Sinus Fistula Show All >>

Networked: 51 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 5 results : IBA
  2. Gadolinium DTPA (Magnevist) : 1 result : FDA 2
  3. Dental Implants (Dental Implant) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Polyvinyl Alcohol : 1 result : IBA
  5. Platinum : 1 result : IBA
  6. Phenobarbital (Luminal) : 1 result : FDA 1
  7. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Cobalt : 1 result : IBA
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 1 result : IBA
  10. Bucrylate (Bucrilate) : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula

  1. Fistula
  2. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  4. Craniocerebral Trauma (Head Injury)
  5. Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations (Dural Arteriovenous Fistula)
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Key Therapies for Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula

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  1. Catheters : 1 outcome in 15 results
  2. Therapeutic Embolization : 1 study in 2 results
  3. Balloon Occlusion : 6 results
  4. Orthognathic Surgery : 2 results
  5. Carotid Endarterectomy : 2 results
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