• A patient had carotid cavernous fistula following Fogarty catheter thrombectomy. The patient was successfully treated by percutaneous detachable balloon closure of the fistula. Intraoperative angiography may be helpful in detecting unsuspected injuries of the intracranial carotid artery following thrombectomy.
(Arch Surg 1984;119:1095-1096)
Kakkasseril JS, Tomsick TA, Arbaugh JA, Cranley JJ. Carotid Cavernous Fistula Following Fogarty Catheter Thrombectomy. Arch Surg. 1984;119(9):1095-1096. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1984.01390210085018