Case Archives

The purpose of this section is to show cases — unusual, instructive, different cases.  Cases illustrating the full capabilities of cerebral angiography and embolization — beyond standard aneurysms and M1 strokes, so to speak.

Pre-embolization identification of the anterior spinal artery

Angiographic Appearance of Encephalitis

Isolated Cortical Venous Thrombosis

Encephalotrigeminal Angiomatosis (Sturge-Weber Syndrome)

Spinal Arterial Aneurysm

Radiculopial Artery Aneurysm Resection (surgical case, companion to Spinal Arterial Aneurysm)

Spinal Dural Fistula (several cases, including a combined surgical-endovascular case)

Lateral Spinal Artery Aneurysm

CNS Vasculitis

Postoperative Venous Infarction

Venous Pulsatile Tinnitus — talk page

Differential Diagnosis of Skull Base Lesion — author Eytan Raz, M.D.

The Nonhappening Epidural Hematoma — Post-traumatic Dural Fistula 

Angiography after Burr Hole for EVD — another score for the angiogram

Trigeminal Neuralgia Due to Lateral Pontine Vein Compression of CN V, in setting of Petrosal Vein Dural Fistula

Kyphoplasty: Redefining Vertebra Plana — The Very Collapsed Bone, Not So Collapsed In Reality

Kyphoplasty: Paying Attention to Fracture Lines

Cavernous Thrombophlebitis — angiographic diagnosis!

Dissection with false lumen 

Post-traumatic dural fistula with parenchymal, subarachnoid hemorrhage (companion case of The Nonhappening Epidural Hematoma)

Spinal Epidural Hematoma

Spinal Epidural AVM Presenting with Epidural Hematoma

Sigmoid Sinus Dural Fistula with Direct Cortical Venous Drainage (Cognard IIb)

Sigmoid Sinus Dural Fistula with Direct Cortical Venous Drainage and Extensive Venous Infarction (Cognard IIb)

Cavernous Sinus Dural Fistula with Meningohypophyseal Trunk (MHT) nBCA embolization 

Bow Hunter’s Syndrome — Positional Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

Carotid Web — a Rare Cause of Embolic Stroke

Carotid Dissections with Lower Cranial Nerve Dysfunction

Spinal Hemangioblastoma Preoperative Embolization — Posterior Spinal Arterial Network

Post-traumatic fistulas

Direct Occipital Dural Fistula Embolization (Cognard IV) 

Petroclival Meningioma Embolization (including MHT access)

Petroclival Meningioma Embolization (ILT and MHT access)

Sphenoid Wing and Petroclival Meningioma Embolization (MHT, accessory meningeal artery access)

Foramen Magnum Preoperative Meningioma Embolization

Falcotentorial Fistula Angiogram and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Artery of Percheron Occlusion with Perfusion Imaging and Thrombectomy

Another Post-Traumatic Middle Meningeal Artery Fistula

Post-Traumatic Recurrent Meningeal Artery Fistula

Anterior Spinal Artery Reconstitution of the PICA, with Associated Aneurysm

Anterior Spinal Artery Duplication

Preoperative Orbital Tumor Embolization

Preoperative Posterior Fossa Hemangiopericytoma Embolization

Transnasal Resection of Meningioma following Preoperative Embolization — endoscope views included

Stroke — CT vs. CT perfusion case 1

Stroke — something for (almost) everyone