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Summary: An irregularly shaped venous space in the dura mater at either side of the sphenoid bone.
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- Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas: a study of 100 casesClaude Fabien Litré
Department of Neurosurgery, Maison Blanche Hospital, Reims, France
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1012-7. 2009We discuss our experiences with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSR) in the treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas.
- Dose-response tolerance of the visual pathways and cranial nerves of the cavernous sinus to stereotactic radiosurgeryK A Leber
Department of Neurosurgery, Karl Franzens University, School of Medicine, Graz, Austria
J Neurosurg 88:43-50. 1998..As the number of patients treated with stereotactic radiosurgery increases, it becomes particularly important to define with precision adverse effects on distinct structures of the nervous system...
- MR imaging of orbital inflammatory pseudotumors with extraorbital extensionEun Ja Lee
Department of Radiology, Kwandong University, College of Medicine, Myongji Hospital, Korea
Korean J Radiol 6:82-8. 2005..To demonstrate a variety of MR imaging findings of orbital inflammatory pseudotumors with extraorbital extension...
- New concept in cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula: correlation with presenting symptom and venous drainage patternsDae Chul Suh
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736, Korea
Stroke 36:1134-9. 2005An extradurally located cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula (CSDAVF) exhibits different clinical behavior from other dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) located between 2 dural leaves...
- Bromocriptine treatment of invasive giant prolactinomas involving the cavernous sinus: results of a long-term follow upZhe Bao Wu
Department of Neurosurgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, People s Republic of China
J Neurosurg 104:54-61. 2006The aim of this study was to observe long-term clinical outcomes in a group of patients treated with bromocriptine for invasive giant prolactinomas involving the cavernous sinus.
- Cavernous sinus syndrome caused by metastatic colon carcinomaBirgul Onec
Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi, Turkey
Clin Colorectal Cancer 6:593-6. 2007..Metastasis to cavernous sinus is even rarer and only reported as case reports in the literature...
- Cavernous sinus meningiomas: a large LINAC radiosurgery seriesRoberto Spiegelmann
Department of Neurosurgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel
J Neurooncol 98:195-202. 2010One hundred and seventeen patients with cavernous sinus meningiomas had LINAC radiosurgery at our institution in the period 1993-2007. Six cases were lost and 9 had less than 1 year follow up...
- Gamma Knife robotic microradiosurgery of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus: treatment concept and results in 89 casesMotohiro Hayashi
Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
J Neurooncol 98:185-94. 2010..study was evaluation of results of "robotic microradiosurgery" of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus. Eighty-nine patients with such tumors underwent management using Leksell Gamma Knife model C with automatic ..
- Metastastic choriocarcinoma causing cavernous sinus syndromeE Sharkawi
Br J Ophthalmol 90:654-5. 2006
- Cavernous sinus syndrome: clinical features and differential diagnosis with MR imagingJeong Hyun Lee
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:583-90. 2003
- Persistent primitive trigeminal artery-cavernous sinus fistula with intracerebral hemorrhage: endovascular treatment using detachable coils in a transarterial double-catheter technique. Case report and review of the literatureKoji Tokunaga
Department of Neurological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
J Neurosurg 101:697-9. 2004..Results of angiography demonstrated a persistent primitive trigeminal artery (PPTA)-cavernous sinus fistula with cortical venous reflux...
- Paraclinoid and cavernous sinus regions: measurement of critical structures relevant for surgical procedureFrederic Collignon
Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Clin Anat 18:3-9. 2005..Measurement of the distance between the oculomotor foramen and the IV nerve in the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus. Evaluation of the optic strut as an accurate landmark between the intradural (subarachnoid) and extradural ..
- Inflammatory pseudotumor of the cavernous sinus and skull baseTodd McCall
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, 30 North 1900 East, Suite 3B409, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA
Neurosurg Rev 29:194-200. 2006..Intracranial inflammatory pseudotumors classically involve the cavernous sinus but can also occur in the supratentorial or infratentorial compartments and spinal canal...
- A complex cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula secondary to covered stent placement for a traumatic carotid artery-cavernous sinus fistula: case reportXian Li Lv
Beijing Neurosurgical Institute and Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, PR China
J Neurosurg 108:588-90. 2008Authors present the case of a patient with a direct carotid artery-cavernous sinus fistula caused by head trauma in whom a self-expanding covered stent was successfully used to obliterate the fistula...
- Fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy in the management of benign cavernous sinus meningiomas : long-term experience and review of the literatureStefanie Milker-Zabel
Department of Radiation Oncology, Radiotherapy, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Strahlenther Onkol 182:635-40. 2006To analyze own long-term results with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSRT) in patients with benign meningiomas of the cavernous sinus and to review the literature on these rare lesions.
- Cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous malformations: patterns of venous drainage are related to clinical signs and symptomsHadas Stiebel-Kalish
Neuro Ophthalmology Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
Ophthalmology 109:1685-91. 2002To provide evidence that venous congestion and drainage patterns are responsible for the manifestations of cavernous sinus area dural arteriovenous malformations (CSdAVMs).
- Targeted compartmental embolization of cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistulae using transfemoral medial and lateral facial vein approachesR Agid
Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Neuroradiology 46:156-60. 2004..The choice of a specific route depends on the compartment of the cavernous sinus involved in the fistula and its venous drainage...
- Symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst with cavernous sinus syndromeYoshiteru Miyajima
Department of Neurosurgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:576-8. 2007An 88-year-old man presented with Rathke's cleft cyst (RCC) manifesting as complete cavernous sinus syndrome. He had no headache, endocrinological symptom, or blood abnormality...
- The use of fibrin glue to stop venous bleeding in the epidural space, vertebral venous plexus, and anterior cavernous sinus: technical noteLaligam N Sekhar
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
Neurosurgery 61:E51; discussion E51. 2007Various techniques have been used to stop venous bleeding from the epidural space, vertebral venous plexus, and cavernous sinus. Here, we describe our experience with the use of fibrin glue to stop venous bleeding in these areas.
- ICHD-II diagnostic criteria for Tolosa-Hunt syndrome in idiopathic inflammatory syndromes of the orbit and/or the cavernous sinusS Colnaghi
Department of Neurology, University of Pavia Department of Neuro Otology and Neuro Ophthalmology, IRCCS Neurological Institute C Mondino Foundation, Pavia, Italy
Cephalalgia 28:577-84. 2008..We conclude that THS diagnostic criteria can be improved on the basis of currently available data. MRI should play a pivotal role both to diagnose and to follow-up THS...
- Cavernous sinus syndrome from an internal carotid artery aneurysm in an infant with tuberous sclerosisJulie B Shelton
Department of Ophthalmology Visual Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
J AAPOS 15:389-91. 2011Aneurysms are associated with tuberous sclerosis complex. We describe the first case of cavernous sinus syndrome from an intracavernous internal carotid artery aneurysm in a 9-month-old boy with tuberous sclerosis...
- Distinction between paraclinoid and cavernous sinus aneurysms with computed tomographic angiographyL Fernando Gonzalez
Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
Neurosurgery 52:1131-7; discussion 1138-9. 2003..of using the optic strut as a landmark in computed tomographic (CT) angiography, to differentiate between intradural and extradural (cavernous sinus) aneurysms involving the paraclinoid segment of the internal carotid artery (ICA).
- Interdural cavernous sinus epidermoid cystVivek Bonde
Department of Neurosurgery, Seth GS Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
J Clin Neurosci 15:212-4. 2008..uncommon interdural epidermoid tumor, located within the confines of dural layers of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus. The tumor was resected by a basal subtemporal extradural-interdural approach...
- Anatomy of the orbital apex and cavernous sinus on high-resolution magnetic resonance imagesA Ettl
Department of Neuro Ophthalmology, General Hospital, St Polten, Austria
Surv Ophthalmol 44:303-23. 2000Diseases of the orbital apex and cavernous sinus usually present with involvement of multiple cranial nerves, corresponding to the complex anatomy of the region...
- Treatment of a cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula by deep orbital puncture of the superior ophthalmic veinG Benndorf
Department of Radiology, Charite, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Neuroradiology 43:499-502. 2001..patient with progressive ophthalmological problems, including uncontrolled intraocular pressure related to a cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula, urgent intervention may be necessary to prevent permanent visual loss...
- Cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis caused by porphyromonas gingivalis with abscess formation extending to the orbital cavity. Case reportEiji Ito
Department of Neurosurgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 49:370-3. 2009A 67-year-old man presented with a rare case of cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis (CST) caused by Porphyromonas gingivalis with abscess formation extending to the orbital cavity...
- Traumatic persistent trigeminal artery--cavernous sinus fistula treated by transcatheter arterial embolization. A case reportK Asai
Department of Clinical Radiology, International Medical Center of Japan, IMCJ, Tokyo Japan corrected
Interv Neuroradiol 16:93-6. 2010We describe a rare case of traumatic persistent trigeminal artery (PTA) - cavernous sinus fistula...
- Imaging of cavernous sinus: self-assessment moduleAsim K Bag
Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St S, WP 150, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:S38-41. 2010..objectives for this self-assessment module are for the participant to exercise, self-assess, and improve his or her understanding of the anatomy of the cavernous sinus and clinicoradiologic features of common cavernous sinus diseases.
- Endoscopic endonasal cavernous sinus surgery, with special reference to pituitary adenomasGiorgio Frank
Centre of Surgery for Pituitary Tumours, Department of Neuroscience, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
Front Horm Res 34:64-82. 2006b>Cavernous sinus surgery has always been a surgical challenge because of the high functional importance of this region and the associated high morbidity...
- Transorbital endovascular embolization of dural carotid-cavernous fistula: access to cavernous sinus through direct puncture: case examples and technical reportShervin R Dashti
Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Neurosurgery 68:75-83; discussion 83. 2011..Direct transorbital puncture for embolization was successful in curing the fistulas. The relevant anatomy and technique are reviewed...
- Epidermoid cysts of the cavernous sinusAlireza Gharabaghi
Department of Neurosurgery, International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany
Surg Neurol 64:428-33; discussion 433. 2005Epidermoid cysts involving the cavernous sinus are rare lesions. They can be divided into 3 different categories: extracavernous, interdural, and true intracavernous.
- Epidermoid cyst of the cavernous sinus: clinical features, pathogenesis and treatmentM Tatagiba
Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover College of Medicine and Nordstadt Hospital, Hannover, Germany
Br J Neurosurg 14:571-5. 2000Epidermoid cyst may rarely arise within the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus (CS) and produce clinical symptoms mimicking the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome...
- Ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing carotid cavernous fistula: incidence, clinical presentation, treatment, and outcomeW J van Rooij
Department of Radiology, St Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg, The Netherlands
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:185-9. 2006In this study, we present our experience with 11 patients with ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing carotid cavernous fistulas (CCFs), to assess the incidence of ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing CCFs and evaluate clinical ..
- Evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging criteria for cavernous sinus invasion in patients with pituitary adenomas: logistic regression analysis and correlation with surgical findingsJoaquim O Vieira
Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Brigadeiro, Sao Paulo, Brazil 04544 000
Surg Neurol 65:130-5; discussion 135. 2006This study used high-resolution magnetic resonance (MR) imaging (1.5 T) to define and evaluate preoperative imaging criteria for cavernous sinus invasion (CSI) by pituitary adenoma (PA).
- Giant cavernous sinus teratoma: a clinical example of a rare entity: case reportS Tobias
Department of Neurosurgery, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Neurosurgery 48:1367-70; discussion 1370-1. 2001..Most teratomas are midline tumors located predominantly in the sellar and pineal regions. Cavernous sinus location is very rare; only two purely intracavernous teratomas have been reported.
- Extended transsphenoidal approach for surgical management of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinusMasahiko Kitano
Department of Neurosurgery, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
J Neurosurg 108:26-36. 2008..approach involving a submucosal posterior ethmoidectomy that allows for adequate exposure of the cavernous sinus. To evaluate the adequacy of this approach for removal of adenomas invading the cavernous sinus, the authors ..
- Relationship between the number of involved cranial nerves and the percentage of lesions located in the cavernous sinusChou Ching K Lin
Neurology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138 Sheng Li Road, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
Eur Neurol 49:98-102. 2003..of this study is to investigate the relationship between the number of cranial nerves passing through the cavernous sinus affected by a lesion and the percentage of lesions located in the cavernous sinus itself...
- Combined covered stent and onyx treatment for complex dural arteriovenous fistula involving the clivus and cavernous sinusZhong Song Shi
Department of Neurosurgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
Surg Neurol 72:169-74. 2009Complex DAVFs involving both the clivus and cavernous sinus are rare, especially when associated with brainstem compression from a large varix...
- Dermoid tumour of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinusKagan Tun
Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
J Clin Neurosci 15:820-3. 2008..have been more frequently reported over the past decade and they are known to have a predilection for the cavernous sinus. Dermoid tumors originating from the cavernous sinus are usually interdural and thus, presentation with ..
- Dermoid cyst as a dumbbell-shaped tumour of the cavernous sinusYa Feng Chen
Department of Radiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Pediatr Radiol 33:72. 2003
- Gamma knife radiosurgery for cavernous sinus metastases and invasionYoshiyasu Iwai
Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka 534 0021, Japan
Surg Neurol 64:406-10; discussion 410. 2005We evaluated the efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery for cavernous sinus metastases and invasion.
- Ruptured giant dermoid cyst of the cavernous sinusNitin Dange
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G S Sunderdas Medical College, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
J Clin Neurosci 17:1056-8. 2010We report a 27-year-old male with a giant dermoid cyst of the cavernous sinus that extended into the posterior fossa and ruptured, causing meningitis and hydrocephalus...
- [Cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula complicated by edematous cerebral lesions from venous etiology]R Blanc
Service de Neuroradiologie, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Avenue Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil Cedex
J Neuroradiol 31:220-4. 2004..The authors discuss the pathophysiology of the cerebral edematous lesions and the therapeutic consequences according to the venous drainage of the cavernous sinus.
- Cavernous sinus syndrome secondary to metastasis from small cell lung carcinomaYew Chong Yap
Department of Ophthalmology, Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD 18 0HB, UK
Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie) 39:166-9. 2007We report a case of cavernous sinus syndrome presenting with painful trigeminal neuropathy secondary to metastasis from a small cell lung carcinoma, which responded to radiotherapy.
- Cavernous sinus syndrome: a series of 126 patientsSusana Fernandez
Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Bellvitge, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
Medicine (Baltimore) 86:278-81. 2007The etiology of cavernous sinus syndrome (CSS) remains difficult to determine in spite of the development of neuroimaging techniques...
- Abducens nerve palsy and postganglionic Horner syndrome with or without severe headacheHiromasa Tsuda
Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University, School of Medicine, Tokyo
Intern Med 45:851-5. 2006..To report the clinical features of 9 patients with both abducens nerve palsy and postganglionic Horner syndrome...
- Cranial nerve assessment in cavernous sinus tumors with contrast-enhanced 3D fast-imaging employing steady-state acquisition MR imagingShiori Amemiya
Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
Neuroradiology 51:467-70. 2009The purpose of this study is to apply contrast-enhanced 3D fast-imaging employing steady-state acquisition (3D-FIESTA) imaging to the evaluation of cranial nerves (CN) in patients with cavernous sinus tumors.
- [Three cases of abducens nerve palsy accompanied by Horner syndrome]Mami Hirao
Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka Medical College 2 7 Daigaku cho, Takatsuki 569 8686, Japan
Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 110:520-4. 2006To report three cases of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, exhibiting abducens nerve palsy and Horner syndrome during the medical treatment of the tumor, whose invasive cavernous sinus lesions could be detected.
- Giant interdural teratoma of the cavernous sinusVivek Bonde
Department of Neurosurgery, Seth G S Medical College, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India
J Clin Neurosci 15:1414-6. 2008..the tumor was found to be entirely within the confines of the dural layers of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus. Histological analysis revealed that the tumor was a mature teratoma...
- Brain stem venous congestion due to dural arteriovenous fistulas of the cavernous sinusY Kai
Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:1107-11; discussion 1111-2. 2004Venous congestion of the brain stem due to dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) in the cavernous sinus is rare and presents therapeutic challenges...
- [Multiple dural arteriovenous fistulas involving both the cavernous sinus and the posterior fossa: report of two cases and review of the literature]A Fujita
Department of Neurosurgery, Kobe University School of Medicine, 7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-City, Hyogo 650-0017, Japan
No Shinkei Geka 29:1065-72. 2001..The authors describe two cases of multiple DAVFs involving both the cavernous sinus and the posterior fossa...
- Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenoma invading the cavernous sinusM Shin
Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
J Neurosurg 93:2-5. 2000The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery (GKS) treatment of pituitary adenomas that have invaded the cavernous sinus.
- Infundibulohypophysitis in a man presenting with diabetes insipidus and cavernous sinus involvementN Tubridy
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 71:798-801. 2001..Further brain imaging studies disclosed an enhancing pituitary stalk and a left cavernous sinus lesion. An initial trial of immunosuppressive treatment did not help symptoms significantly...
- Gamma knife radiosurgery for growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinusS Fukuoka
Gamma Knife Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Nakamura Memorial Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 76:213-7. 2001..gamma knife radiosurgery is effective for patients with acromegaly where the pituitary tumors invaded the cavernous sinus. Radiosurgery was performed on 9 patients (average of 20 Gy to the tumor margin), 8 of whom had already ..
- Stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic tumors in the pituitary gland and the cavernous sinusYoshimasa Mori
Nagoya Radiosurgery Center, Nagoya Kyoritsu Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
J Neurosurg 105:37-42. 2006Metastases to the pituitary gland and cavernous sinus occasionally occur...
- Cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula complicated by pontine venous congestion. A case reportMasaki Iwasaki
Department of Neurosurgery, Aomori Prefecture Central Hospital, Aomori, 030 8553, Japan
Surg Neurol 65:516-8; discussion 519. 2006Brainstem venous congestion is a rare but serious complication of the CS-dAVF (cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistual).
- Cavernous sinus dural fistulae treated by transvenous approach through the facial vein: report of seven cases and review of the literatureAlessandra Biondi
Department of Neuroradiology Bâtiment Babinski, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, 47 83 boulevard de l Hopital, 75651 Paris, France
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1240-6. 2003..the internal jugular vein (IJV) and the inferior petrosal sinus (IPS) up to the pathologic shunts of the cavernous sinus. In case a thrombosed IPS, catheterization through the obstructed sinus is not always possible and a puncture ..
- Endovascular treatment of a cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula by transvenous embolisation through the superior ophthalmic vein via cannulation of a frontal veinC Venturi
Unit of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Policlinico Le Scotte, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Viale Mario Bracci 16, 53100 Siena, Italy
Neuroradiology 45:574-8. 2003We describe a new approach for transvenous embolisation of cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistulae through the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV), i.e., via percutaneous cannulation of a frontal vein...
- Burkitt leukemia with numb chin syndrome and cavernous sinus involvementDaniela Vasconcelos Seixas
Division of Neuroradiology, Hospital de S Joao, Porto, Portugal
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 10:145-7. 2006b>Cavernous sinus syndrome is a rare event. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas, are one possible cause. Neurological presentation of these lymphomas is also exceptional...
- Abducens nerve palsy and ipsilateral incomplete Horner syndrome: a significant sign of locating the lesion in the posterior cavernous sinusTeruyuki Kurihara
Intern Med 45:993-4. 2006
- Transorbital puncture for the treatment of cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistulasJ B White
Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1415-7. 2007This report describes a series of patients for whom dural arteriovenous fistulae (DAVFs) of the cavernous sinus were successfully embolized using a percutaneous, transorbital technique to directly cannulate the cavernous sinus...
- Are nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas extending into the cavernous sinus aggressive and/or invasive?S Yokoyama
Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
Neurosurgery 49:857-62; discussion 862-3. 2001We studied nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas extending to the cavernous sinus to gain insight into the discrepancy between their histologically benign nature and frequent extension into the cavernous sinus.
- Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinusSavas Ceylan
Department of Neurosurgery, Kocaeli University, School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
J Neurosurg 112:99-107. 2010In this report, the authors describe their experience with surgical access to the cavernous sinus via a fully transnasal endoscopic approach in 20 cases. Clinical and endocrinological follow-up are discussed.
- Cavernous sinus syndrome due to sarcoidosis: a case reportCheng Shu Chang
Department of Neurology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
Acta Neurol Taiwan 18:37-41. 2009..b>Cavernous sinus is rarely involved by sarcoidosis, and it can result in different cavernous sinus syndromes based mainly on ..
- Cavernous sinus invasion by pituitary adenoma: MR imagingJ P Cottier
Department of Neuroradiology, CHRU Bretonneau, 2 bis, Bd Tonnelle, 37044 Tours Cedex, France
Radiology 215:463-9. 2000To define magnetic resonance (MR) imaging criteria for the diagnosis of cavernous sinus invasion by pituitary adenoma.
- Saphenous vein graft bypass in the treatment of giant cavernous sinus aneurysms: report of two casesR Ramina
Instituto de Neurologia de Curitiba, Fundação Curitiba Pró Base do Crânio, Curitiba, PR
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 58:162-8. 2000..We report two cases of giant cavernous sinus aneurysms treated by high flow bypass and endovascular balloon occlusion of the ICA...
- The cavernous sinus, the cavernous venous plexus, and the carotid collarAlbert L Rhoton
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0265, USA
Neurosurgery 51:S375-410. 2002
- Hemispheric laminar necrosis as a complication of traumatic carotid-cavernous sinus fistulaMasayasu Kato
Advanced Critical Care Center, Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 49:26-9. 2009..woman presented with a very rare case of hemispheric laminar necrosis as a complication of traumatic carotid-cavernous sinus fistula (CCF). The patient suffered head injury and extensive burns following a car accident...
- Endovascular treatment of aneurysms in the cavernous sinus: a systematic review on balloon occlusion of the parent vessel and embolization with coilsIrene C van der Schaaf
University Department of Neurology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Stroke 33:313-8. 2002..We performed a systematic review of studies reporting on these two treatment modalities to assess the rate of complications, rate of successful aneurysm occlusion, and clinical condition after treatment...
- Shortlasting, unilateral, neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT syndrome) and tumour of the cavernous sinusE Kaphan
Cephalalgia 23:395-7. 2003
- Cranial nerve palsy following transvenous embolization for a cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula: association with the volume and location of detachable coilsKazuhiko Nishino
Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Research Institute, University of Niigata, Japan
J Neurosurg 109:208-14. 2008Transvenous embolization (TVE) for the treatment of a cavernous sinus (CS) dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) occasionally causes cranial nerve palsy (CNP). Overpacking of coils is considered to result in CNP...
- Pituitary volume and headache: size is not everythingMiles J Levy
Headache Group and the Department of Radiology, Institute of Neurology, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, England
Arch Neurol 61:721-5. 2004Pituitary tumors are commonly associated with disabling headache. The accepted mechanisms for headache are dural stretch and cavernous sinus invasion.
- Fractionated conformal radiotherapy in the management of cavernous sinus meningiomas: long-term functional outcome and tumor control at a single institutionPhilippe Metellus
Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:836-43. 2010To evaluate long-term outcome of cavernous sinus meningioma (CSM) treated with fractionated conformal radiotherapy (FCR).
- Stereotactic radiotherapy for treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomasMichael T Selch
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90045 6951, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:101-11. 2004To assess the safety and efficacy of stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) using a linear accelerator equipped with a micromultileaf collimator for cavernous sinus meningiomas.
- Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in the treatment of exclusive cavernous sinus meningioma: functional outcome, local control, and toleranceMarta Brell
Neurosurgery Department, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain 08907
Surg Neurol 65:28-33; discussion 33-4. 2006..Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSRT) combines the precision of stereotactic positioning with the radiobiologic advantage of dose fractionation...
- The role of palliative radiosurgery when cancer invades the cavernous sinusHideyuki Kano
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:709-15. 2009Involvement of the cavernous sinus by direct invasion from skull base cancer or from metastatic spread of cancers is a challenging problem...
- Abducens nerve palsy and Horner syndrome due to metastatic tumor in the cavernous sinusHiromasa Tsuda
Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University, School of Medicine, Tokyo
Intern Med 44:644-6. 2005..Neuroimaging demonstrated a gadolinium-enhanced lesion in the posterior portion of the right cavernous sinus, and metastasis of parotid carcinoma was suspected...
- Extracranial-intracranial bypass for the treatment of cavernous sinus aneurysmsS Chibbaro
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34100 Trieste, Italy
J Clin Neurosci 13:1001-5. 2006The optimal management of symptomatic cavernous sinus aneurysms remains controversial. Carotid occlusion is a simple procedure, but carries an ongoing risk of early and late stroke...
- Restricted diffusion in the superior ophthalmic vein and cavernous sinus in a case of cavernous sinus thrombosisHemant Parmar
Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Neuroophthalmol 29:16-20. 2009..CT disclosed nonfilling of the right superior ophthalmic vein (SOV) and both cavernous sinuses, suggesting cavernous sinus thrombosis (CST)...
- Stereotactic radiosurgery providing long-term tumor control of cavernous sinus meningiomasJohn Y K Lee
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
J Neurosurg 97:65-72. 2002To evaluate long-term outcomes of patients who have undergone stereotactic radiosurgery for cavernous sinus meningiomas, the authors retrospectively reviewed their 14-year experience with these cases.
- Restricted diffusion in bilateral optic nerves and retinas as an indicator of venous ischemia caused by cavernous sinus thrombophlebitisJ S Chen
Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:1815-6. 2006..CT and MR imaging demonstrated bilateral cavernous sinus thrombosis...
- LINAC radiosurgery for cavernous sinus meningiomasS D Chang
Departments of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif 94305
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 71:43-50. 1998Radiosurgery is increasingly used to treat unresectable cavernous sinus tumors. Since 1989, 24 patients with cavernous sinus meningiomas have been treated at Stanford University Medical Center with linear accelerator (LINAC) radiosurgery...
- Decompression of cavernous sinus meningioma for preservation and improvement of cranial nerve function. Technical noteWilliam T Couldwell
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
J Neurosurg 105:148-52. 2006Meningiomas are the most common tumors affecting the cavernous sinus (CS). Despite advances in microsurgery and radiosurgery, treatment of CS meningiomas remains difficult and controversial...
- Endoscopic transnasal approach to the cavernous sinus versus transcranial route: anatomic studyLuigi Maria Cavallo
Department of Neurological Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Neurosurgery 56:379-89; discussion 379-89. 2005The aim of the present study was to compare the anatomy of the cavernous sinus via an endoscopic transnasal route with the anatomy of the same region explored by the transcranial route...
- Transient MR changes and symptomatic epilepsy following gamma knife treatment of a residual GH-secreting pituitary adenoma in the cavernous sinusK Schindler
Department of Epileptology and EEG, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:903-8; discussion 908. 2006..To report a rare side effect of gamma knife treatment of pituitary macroadenoma...
- Long-term tumor control and functional outcome in patients with cavernous sinus meningiomas treated by radiotherapy with or without previous surgery: is there an alternative to aggressive tumor removal?H Dufour
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Aix Marseille II, France
Neurosurgery 48:285-94; discussion 294-6. 2001We report the long-term follow-up of 31 patients with cavernous sinus meningiomas who were treated either with surgery and radiotherapy (RT) or with RT alone...
- Analysis of treatment outcome after stereotactic radiosurgery for cavernous sinus meningiomasM Shin
Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
J Neurosurg 95:435-9. 2001The long-term outcome of stereotactic radiosurgery for cavernous sinus (CS) meningiomas is not fully understood. The authors retrospectively reviewed their experience with 40 CS meningiomas treated with gamma knife radiosurgery.
- Evaluation of fractionated radiotherapy and gamma knife radiosurgery in cavernous sinus meningiomas: treatment strategyPhilipe Metellus
Department of Neurosurgery, Timone Hospital, University of Aix Marseille II, Marseille, France
Neurosurgery 57:873-86; discussion 873-86. 2005To investigate the respective role of fractionated radiotherapy (FR) and gamma knife stereotactic (GKS) radiosurgery in cavernous sinus meningioma (CSM) treatment.
- Return of vision after transarterial coiling of a carotid cavernous sinus fistula: case reportSunit Das
Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Surg Neurol 66:82-5; discussion 85. 2006Carotid cavernous sinus fistulae are abnormal communications between the carotid circulation and cavernous sinus that may arise spontaneously or develop after craniocerebral trauma...
- Cavernous sinus meningiomasJason A Heth
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
Neurosurg Focus 14:e3. 2003b>Cavernous sinus meningiomas were once considered unresectable. The development of microsurgical and skull base techniques as well as advances in anesthesia and neuroradiology have allowed safe and systematic treatment of these lesions...
- Multiple myeloma involving the cavernous sinus: a report of 3 cases and response to bortezomibAlessandro Gozzetti
Division of Hematology and Transplants, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, University of Siena, Italy
Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 7:376-8. 2007Intracranial multiple myeloma is uncommon. Cavernous sinus involvement has rarely been reported, generally associated with treatment-refractory disease and poor outcome...
- Linear accelerator radiosurgery for meningiomas in and around the cavernous sinusRoberto Spiegelmann
Stereotactic Radiosurgery Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Neurosurgery 51:1373-79; discussion 1379-80. 2002A retrospective study to evaluate the efficacy and side effects of linear accelerator radiosurgery in the treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas.
- Traumatic middle meningeal artery pseudoaneurysm and subsequent fistula formation with the cavernous sinus: case reportMasanori Tsutsumi
Department of Neurosurgery, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino City, Japan
Surg Neurol 58:325-8. 2002A combination of pseudoaneurysm and arteriovenous fistula of the middle meningeal artery is rare. We describe a case of traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the middle meningeal artery, which subsequently formed a fistula with the cavernous sinus.
- Large sphenoid wing meningiomas involving the cavernous sinus: conservative surgical strategies for better functional outcomesKhaled M Abdel-Aziz
Department of Neurosurgery, The Neuroscience Institute, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
Neurosurgery 54:1375-83; discussion 1383-4. 2004The ability to resect meningiomas that involve the medial and anterior compartments of the cavernous sinus has been refuted...
- Long-term outcomes of Gamma Knife surgery for cavernous sinus meningiomaToshinori Hasegawa
Department of Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife Center, Komaki City Hospital, Komaki, Japan
J Neurosurg 107:745-51. 2007The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes, including tumor control and neurological function, in patients with cavernous sinus meningiomas treated using Gamma Knife surgery (GKS).
- Lessons learned from difficult or unsuccessful cannulations of the superior ophthalmic vein in the treatment of cavernous sinus dural fistulasIgal Leibovitch
Division of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Jules Stein Eye Institute, and Department of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 7006, USA
Ophthalmology 113:1220-6. 2006Retrograde cannulation of the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV) is an important route for embolization of cavernous sinus dural fistulas (CDF)...
- Results of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with imaging defined cavernous sinus meningiomasBruce E Pollock
Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:1427-31. 2005The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of stereotactic radiosurgery as primary management for patients with imaging defined cavernous sinus meningiomas.
- Cavernous sinus and its role in eye movements and eye healthAtul Goel
Neurol India 53:139. 2005
- [Microsurgical treatment of nonmeningeal tumors of the cavernous sinus]Rong Zhang
Department of Neurosurgery, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai 200040, China
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 85:1373-8. 2005To analyze the differential diagnosis of and effectiveness of surgical treatment on nonmeningeal tumors of cavernous sinus.
- Long-term follow-up of meningiomas of the cavernous sinus after surgical treatment aloneMarc Sindou
Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Neurologique Pierre Wertheimer, University Claude Bernard of Lyon, France
J Neurosurg 107:937-44. 2007The authors report on the long-term outcome in 100 consecutive patients with meningiomas arising from the cavernous sinus (CS) with compressive extension outside the CS...
- Endoscopic endonasal approaches to the cavernous sinus: surgical approachesGiorgio Frank
Neurosurgery 50:675. 2002
- Trigeminal Neuralgia Association 5th National ConferenceAlbert Rhoton; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- RADIATION ARTERIOPATHY IN A TRANSGENIC AV FISTULA MODELMichael Lawton; Fiscal Year: 2004..If NO and TGF-01 are involved in the radiation arteriopathy of AVMs, they might be used to enhance the efficacy of conventional stereotactic radiosurgery as part of a gene therapy for high-grade cerebral AVMs. ..
- GENE THERAPY OF DIABETIC PENILE ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTIONHunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2004..Such a strategy may ultimately be beneficial to men with ED due to diabetes as well as smoking, hypercholesterolemia, and aging. ..
- Prednisone Ocular Myasthenia Gravis Trial Planning GrantMark Kupersmith; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Neural Melanocortin Signaling and Erectile FunctionHunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005..The findings may allow us to develop receptor-specific therapeutic strategies, which may ultimately be beneficial to men and women with sexual dysfunction. ..
- Immortalized Human Cavernosal Endothelial CellsHunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..