Carotid-cavernous anastomoses

Modern methods of treatment of carotid-cavernous anastomoses:

  • Endovascular surgery
    Deconstructive and reconstructive isolation of CCA
    – Cylinders-catheters or spirals (for traumatic CCA and spontaneous CCA of an aneurysmal genesis)
    – Liquid embolizing substances (for dural CCA)
  • Conservative therapy
    – Mortality 3-15%
    – Disability 50-60%
    – Recovering 3-6%

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Carotid cavernous fistulas are spontaneous or traumatic origin. Formed as a result of an atherosclerotic lesion (traumatic or injury) of the internal carotid artery or arteries of the dura mater with the formation of an arteriovenous shunt in the cavernous sinus.

An appointment at

  • Consultations are held on weekdays from Monday to Friday, from 8.30 to 16.30.
  • Consultations held on the 8th floor of the building of the Centre in the advisory office (opposite the elevator in the lobby).
  • SI "NPTSENRH NAMS of Ukraine" - is a public institution, so the advice is free of charge
  • In most cases, patients waiting for consultation is not more than an hour. Duration of consultation on average about half an hour
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