cavernous sinus

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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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  1. ncbi Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas: a study of 100 cases
    Claude Fabien Litré
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maison Blanche Hospital, Reims, France
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1012-7. 2009
  2. ncbi Dose-response tolerance of the visual pathways and cranial nerves of the cavernous sinus to stereotactic radiosurgery
    K A Leber
    Department of Neurosurgery, Karl Franzens University, School of Medicine, Graz, Austria
    J Neurosurg 88:43-50. 1998
  3. pmc MR imaging of orbital inflammatory pseudotumors with extraorbital extension
    Eun Ja Lee
    Department of Radiology, Kwandong University, College of Medicine, Myongji Hospital, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 6:82-8. 2005
  4. ncbi New concept in cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula: correlation with presenting symptom and venous drainage patterns
    Dae 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. 2005
  5. ncbi Bromocriptine treatment of invasive giant prolactinomas involving the cavernous sinus: results of a long-term follow up
    Zhe Bao Wu
    Department of Neurosurgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, People s Republic of China
    J Neurosurg 104:54-61. 2006
  6. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome caused by metastatic colon carcinoma
    Birgul Onec
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi, Turkey
    Clin Colorectal Cancer 6:593-6. 2007
  7. ncbi Cavernous sinus meningiomas: a large LINAC radiosurgery series
    Roberto Spiegelmann
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Neurooncol 98:195-202. 2010
  8. ncbi Gamma Knife robotic microradiosurgery of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus: treatment concept and results in 89 cases
    Motohiro 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
  9. pmc Metastastic choriocarcinoma causing cavernous sinus syndrome
    E Sharkawi
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:654-5. 2006
  10. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome: clinical features and differential diagnosis with MR imaging
    Jeong 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

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  1. ncbi Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas: a study of 100 cases
    Claude Fabien Litré
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maison Blanche Hospital, Reims, France
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74:1012-7. 2009
    We discuss our experiences with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSR) in the treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas.
  2. ncbi Dose-response tolerance of the visual pathways and cranial nerves of the cavernous sinus to stereotactic radiosurgery
    K 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...
  3. pmc MR imaging of orbital inflammatory pseudotumors with extraorbital extension
    Eun 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...
  4. ncbi New concept in cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula: correlation with presenting symptom and venous drainage patterns
    Dae 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. 2005
    An extradurally located cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula (CSDAVF) exhibits different clinical behavior from other dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) located between 2 dural leaves...
  5. ncbi Bromocriptine treatment of invasive giant prolactinomas involving the cavernous sinus: results of a long-term follow up
    Zhe Bao Wu
    Department of Neurosurgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, People s Republic of China
    J Neurosurg 104:54-61. 2006
    The 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.
  6. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome caused by metastatic colon carcinoma
    Birgul 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...
  7. ncbi Cavernous sinus meningiomas: a large LINAC radiosurgery series
    Roberto Spiegelmann
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Neurooncol 98:195-202. 2010
    One 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...
  8. ncbi Gamma Knife robotic microradiosurgery of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus: treatment concept and results in 89 cases
    Motohiro 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 ..
  9. pmc Metastastic choriocarcinoma causing cavernous sinus syndrome
    E Sharkawi
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:654-5. 2006
  10. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome: clinical features and differential diagnosis with MR imaging
    Jeong 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
  11. ncbi 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 literature
    Koji 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...
  12. ncbi Paraclinoid and cavernous sinus regions: measurement of critical structures relevant for surgical procedure
    Frederic 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 ..
  13. ncbi Inflammatory pseudotumor of the cavernous sinus and skull base
    Todd 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...
  14. ncbi A complex cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula secondary to covered stent placement for a traumatic carotid artery-cavernous sinus fistula: case report
    Xian Li Lv
    Beijing Neurosurgical Institute and Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, PR China
    J Neurosurg 108:588-90. 2008
    Authors 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...
  15. ncbi Fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy in the management of benign cavernous sinus meningiomas : long-term experience and review of the literature
    Stefanie Milker-Zabel
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Radiotherapy, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:635-40. 2006
    To 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.
  16. ncbi Cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous malformations: patterns of venous drainage are related to clinical signs and symptoms
    Hadas Stiebel-Kalish
    Neuro Ophthalmology Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Ophthalmology 109:1685-91. 2002
    To provide evidence that venous congestion and drainage patterns are responsible for the manifestations of cavernous sinus area dural arteriovenous malformations (CSdAVMs).
  17. ncbi Targeted compartmental embolization of cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistulae using transfemoral medial and lateral facial vein approaches
    R 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...
  18. ncbi Symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst with cavernous sinus syndrome
    Yoshiteru Miyajima
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:576-8. 2007
    An 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...
  19. ncbi The use of fibrin glue to stop venous bleeding in the epidural space, vertebral venous plexus, and anterior cavernous sinus: technical note
    Laligam N Sekhar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:E51; discussion E51. 2007
    Various 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.
  20. ncbi ICHD-II diagnostic criteria for Tolosa-Hunt syndrome in idiopathic inflammatory syndromes of the orbit and/or the cavernous sinus
    S 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...
  21. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome from an internal carotid artery aneurysm in an infant with tuberous sclerosis
    Julie B Shelton
    Department of Ophthalmology Visual Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J AAPOS 15:389-91. 2011
    Aneurysms 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...
  22. ncbi Distinction between paraclinoid and cavernous sinus aneurysms with computed tomographic angiography
    L 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).
  23. ncbi Interdural cavernous sinus epidermoid cyst
    Vivek 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...
  24. ncbi Anatomy of the orbital apex and cavernous sinus on high-resolution magnetic resonance images
    A Ettl
    Department of Neuro Ophthalmology, General Hospital, St Polten, Austria
    Surv Ophthalmol 44:303-23. 2000
    Diseases of the orbital apex and cavernous sinus usually present with involvement of multiple cranial nerves, corresponding to the complex anatomy of the region...
  25. ncbi Treatment of a cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula by deep orbital puncture of the superior ophthalmic vein
    G 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...
  26. ncbi Cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis caused by porphyromonas gingivalis with abscess formation extending to the orbital cavity. Case report
    Eiji Ito
    Department of Neurosurgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 49:370-3. 2009
    A 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...
  27. pmc Traumatic persistent trigeminal artery--cavernous sinus fistula treated by transcatheter arterial embolization. A case report
    K Asai
    Department of Clinical Radiology, International Medical Center of Japan, IMCJ, Tokyo Japan corrected
    Interv Neuroradiol 16:93-6. 2010
    We describe a rare case of traumatic persistent trigeminal artery (PTA) - cavernous sinus fistula...
  28. ncbi Imaging of cavernous sinus: self-assessment module
    Asim 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.
  29. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal cavernous sinus surgery, with special reference to pituitary adenomas
    Giorgio Frank
    Centre of Surgery for Pituitary Tumours, Department of Neuroscience, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Front Horm Res 34:64-82. 2006
    b>Cavernous sinus surgery has always been a surgical challenge because of the high functional importance of this region and the associated high morbidity...
  30. ncbi Transorbital endovascular embolization of dural carotid-cavernous fistula: access to cavernous sinus through direct puncture: case examples and technical report
    Shervin 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...
  31. ncbi Epidermoid cysts of the cavernous sinus
    Alireza Gharabaghi
    Department of Neurosurgery, International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover, Germany
    Surg Neurol 64:428-33; discussion 433. 2005
    Epidermoid cysts involving the cavernous sinus are rare lesions. They can be divided into 3 different categories: extracavernous, interdural, and true intracavernous.
  32. ncbi Epidermoid cyst of the cavernous sinus: clinical features, pathogenesis and treatment
    M Tatagiba
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover College of Medicine and Nordstadt Hospital, Hannover, Germany
    Br J Neurosurg 14:571-5. 2000
    Epidermoid cyst may rarely arise within the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus (CS) and produce clinical symptoms mimicking the Tolosa-Hunt syndrome...
  33. ncbi Ruptured cavernous sinus aneurysms causing carotid cavernous fistula: incidence, clinical presentation, treatment, and outcome
    W J van Rooij
    Department of Radiology, St Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:185-9. 2006
    In 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 ..
  34. ncbi Evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging criteria for cavernous sinus invasion in patients with pituitary adenomas: logistic regression analysis and correlation with surgical findings
    Joaquim O Vieira
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Brigadeiro, Sao Paulo, Brazil 04544 000
    Surg Neurol 65:130-5; discussion 135. 2006
    This 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).
  35. ncbi Giant cavernous sinus teratoma: a clinical example of a rare entity: case report
    S 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.
  36. ncbi Extended transsphenoidal approach for surgical management of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus
    Masahiko 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 ..
  37. ncbi Relationship between the number of involved cranial nerves and the percentage of lesions located in the cavernous sinus
    Chou 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...
  38. ncbi Combined covered stent and onyx treatment for complex dural arteriovenous fistula involving the clivus and cavernous sinus
    Zhong Song Shi
    Department of Neurosurgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
    Surg Neurol 72:169-74. 2009
    Complex DAVFs involving both the clivus and cavernous sinus are rare, especially when associated with brainstem compression from a large varix...
  39. ncbi Dermoid tumour of the lateral wall of the cavernous sinus
    Kagan 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 ..
  40. ncbi Dermoid cyst as a dumbbell-shaped tumour of the cavernous sinus
    Ya Feng Chen
    Department of Radiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Radiol 33:72. 2003
  41. ncbi Gamma knife radiosurgery for cavernous sinus metastases and invasion
    Yoshiyasu Iwai
    Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka 534 0021, Japan
    Surg Neurol 64:406-10; discussion 410. 2005
    We evaluated the efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery for cavernous sinus metastases and invasion.
  42. ncbi Ruptured giant dermoid cyst of the cavernous sinus
    Nitin 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. 2010
    We 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...
  43. ncbi [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.
  44. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome secondary to metastasis from small cell lung carcinoma
    Yew Chong Yap
    Department of Ophthalmology, Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD 18 0HB, UK
    Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie) 39:166-9. 2007
    We 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.
  45. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome: a series of 126 patients
    Susana Fernandez
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Bellvitge, IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:278-81. 2007
    The etiology of cavernous sinus syndrome (CSS) remains difficult to determine in spite of the development of neuroimaging techniques...
  46. ncbi Abducens nerve palsy and postganglionic Horner syndrome with or without severe headache
    Hiromasa 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...
  47. ncbi Cranial nerve assessment in cavernous sinus tumors with contrast-enhanced 3D fast-imaging employing steady-state acquisition MR imaging
    Shiori 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. 2009
    The 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.
  48. ncbi [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. 2006
    To 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.
  49. ncbi Giant interdural teratoma of the cavernous sinus
    Vivek 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...
  50. ncbi Brain stem venous congestion due to dural arteriovenous fistulas of the cavernous sinus
    Y Kai
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 146:1107-11; discussion 1111-2. 2004
    Venous congestion of the brain stem due to dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) in the cavernous sinus is rare and presents therapeutic challenges...
  51. ncbi [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...
  52. ncbi Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenoma invading the cavernous sinus
    M Shin
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
    J Neurosurg 93:2-5. 2000
    The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of gamma knife radiosurgery (GKS) treatment of pituitary adenomas that have invaded the cavernous sinus.
  53. pmc Infundibulohypophysitis in a man presenting with diabetes insipidus and cavernous sinus involvement
    N 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...
  54. ncbi Gamma knife radiosurgery for growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus
    S 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 ..
  55. ncbi Stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic tumors in the pituitary gland and the cavernous sinus
    Yoshimasa Mori
    Nagoya Radiosurgery Center, Nagoya Kyoritsu Hospital, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    J Neurosurg 105:37-42. 2006
    Metastases to the pituitary gland and cavernous sinus occasionally occur...
  56. ncbi Cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula complicated by pontine venous congestion. A case report
    Masaki Iwasaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Aomori Prefecture Central Hospital, Aomori, 030 8553, Japan
    Surg Neurol 65:516-8; discussion 519. 2006
    Brainstem venous congestion is a rare but serious complication of the CS-dAVF (cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistual).
  57. ncbi Cavernous sinus dural fistulae treated by transvenous approach through the facial vein: report of seven cases and review of the literature
    Alessandra 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 ..
  58. ncbi Endovascular treatment of a cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula by transvenous embolisation through the superior ophthalmic vein via cannulation of a frontal vein
    C 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. 2003
    We 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...
  59. ncbi Burkitt leukemia with numb chin syndrome and cavernous sinus involvement
    Daniela Vasconcelos Seixas
    Division of Neuroradiology, Hospital de S Joao, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 10:145-7. 2006
    b>Cavernous sinus syndrome is a rare event. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas, are one possible cause. Neurological presentation of these lymphomas is also exceptional...
  60. ncbi Abducens nerve palsy and ipsilateral incomplete Horner syndrome: a significant sign of locating the lesion in the posterior cavernous sinus
    Teruyuki Kurihara
    Intern Med 45:993-4. 2006
  61. ncbi Transorbital puncture for the treatment of cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistulas
    J B White
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:1415-7. 2007
    This 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...
  62. ncbi 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. 2001
    We 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.
  63. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach for pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus
    Savas Ceylan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kocaeli University, School of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 112:99-107. 2010
    In 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.
  64. ncbi Cavernous sinus syndrome due to sarcoidosis: a case report
    Cheng 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 ..
  65. ncbi Cavernous sinus invasion by pituitary adenoma: MR imaging
    J P Cottier
    Department of Neuroradiology, CHRU Bretonneau, 2 bis, Bd Tonnelle, 37044 Tours Cedex, France
    Radiology 215:463-9. 2000
    To define magnetic resonance (MR) imaging criteria for the diagnosis of cavernous sinus invasion by pituitary adenoma.
  66. ncbi Saphenous vein graft bypass in the treatment of giant cavernous sinus aneurysms: report of two cases
    R 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...
  67. ncbi The cavernous sinus, the cavernous venous plexus, and the carotid collar
    Albert L Rhoton
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Florida, McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0265, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:S375-410. 2002
  68. ncbi Hemispheric laminar necrosis as a complication of traumatic carotid-cavernous sinus fistula
    Masayasu 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...
  69. ncbi Endovascular treatment of aneurysms in the cavernous sinus: a systematic review on balloon occlusion of the parent vessel and embolization with coils
    Irene 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...
  70. ncbi Shortlasting, unilateral, neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT syndrome) and tumour of the cavernous sinus
    E Kaphan
    Cephalalgia 23:395-7. 2003
  71. ncbi Cranial nerve palsy following transvenous embolization for a cavernous sinus dural arteriovenous fistula: association with the volume and location of detachable coils
    Kazuhiko Nishino
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Research Institute, University of Niigata, Japan
    J Neurosurg 109:208-14. 2008
    Transvenous 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...
  72. ncbi Pituitary volume and headache: size is not everything
    Miles 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. 2004
    Pituitary tumors are commonly associated with disabling headache. The accepted mechanisms for headache are dural stretch and cavernous sinus invasion.
  73. ncbi Fractionated conformal radiotherapy in the management of cavernous sinus meningiomas: long-term functional outcome and tumor control at a single institution
    Philippe Metellus
    Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:836-43. 2010
    To evaluate long-term outcome of cavernous sinus meningioma (CSM) treated with fractionated conformal radiotherapy (FCR).
  74. ncbi Stereotactic radiotherapy for treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Michael 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. 2004
    To assess the safety and efficacy of stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) using a linear accelerator equipped with a micromultileaf collimator for cavernous sinus meningiomas.
  75. ncbi Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in the treatment of exclusive cavernous sinus meningioma: functional outcome, local control, and tolerance
    Marta 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...
  76. ncbi The role of palliative radiosurgery when cancer invades the cavernous sinus
    Hideyuki Kano
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73:709-15. 2009
    Involvement of the cavernous sinus by direct invasion from skull base cancer or from metastatic spread of cancers is a challenging problem...
  77. ncbi Abducens nerve palsy and Horner syndrome due to metastatic tumor in the cavernous sinus
    Hiromasa 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...
  78. ncbi Extracranial-intracranial bypass for the treatment of cavernous sinus aneurysms
    S Chibbaro
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Trieste, Strada di Fiume 447, 34100 Trieste, Italy
    J Clin Neurosci 13:1001-5. 2006
    The 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...
  79. ncbi Restricted diffusion in the superior ophthalmic vein and cavernous sinus in a case of cavernous sinus thrombosis
    Hemant 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)...
  80. ncbi Stereotactic radiosurgery providing long-term tumor control of cavernous sinus meningiomas
    John Y K Lee
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:65-72. 2002
    To 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.
  81. ncbi Restricted diffusion in bilateral optic nerves and retinas as an indicator of venous ischemia caused by cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis
    J 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...
  82. ncbi LINAC radiosurgery for cavernous sinus meningiomas
    S D Chang
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif 94305
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 71:43-50. 1998
    Radiosurgery 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...
  83. ncbi Decompression of cavernous sinus meningioma for preservation and improvement of cranial nerve function. Technical note
    William T Couldwell
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:148-52. 2006
    Meningiomas are the most common tumors affecting the cavernous sinus (CS). Despite advances in microsurgery and radiosurgery, treatment of CS meningiomas remains difficult and controversial...
  84. ncbi Endoscopic transnasal approach to the cavernous sinus versus transcranial route: anatomic study
    Luigi 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. 2005
    The 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...
  85. ncbi Transient MR changes and symptomatic epilepsy following gamma knife treatment of a residual GH-secreting pituitary adenoma in the cavernous sinus
    K 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...
  86. ncbi 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. 2001
    We 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...
  87. ncbi Analysis of treatment outcome after stereotactic radiosurgery for cavernous sinus meningiomas
    M Shin
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
    J Neurosurg 95:435-9. 2001
    The 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.
  88. ncbi Evaluation of fractionated radiotherapy and gamma knife radiosurgery in cavernous sinus meningiomas: treatment strategy
    Philipe Metellus
    Department of Neurosurgery, Timone Hospital, University of Aix Marseille II, Marseille, France
    Neurosurgery 57:873-86; discussion 873-86. 2005
    To investigate the respective role of fractionated radiotherapy (FR) and gamma knife stereotactic (GKS) radiosurgery in cavernous sinus meningioma (CSM) treatment.
  89. ncbi Return of vision after transarterial coiling of a carotid cavernous sinus fistula: case report
    Sunit Das
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surg Neurol 66:82-5; discussion 85. 2006
    Carotid cavernous sinus fistulae are abnormal communications between the carotid circulation and cavernous sinus that may arise spontaneously or develop after craniocerebral trauma...
  90. ncbi Cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Jason A Heth
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e3. 2003
    b>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...
  91. ncbi Multiple myeloma involving the cavernous sinus: a report of 3 cases and response to bortezomib
    Alessandro Gozzetti
    Division of Hematology and Transplants, Policlinico Santa Maria alle Scotte, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 7:376-8. 2007
    Intracranial multiple myeloma is uncommon. Cavernous sinus involvement has rarely been reported, generally associated with treatment-refractory disease and poor outcome...
  92. ncbi Linear accelerator radiosurgery for meningiomas in and around the cavernous sinus
    Roberto Spiegelmann
    Stereotactic Radiosurgery Unit, Department of Neurosurgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Neurosurgery 51:1373-79; discussion 1379-80. 2002
    A retrospective study to evaluate the efficacy and side effects of linear accelerator radiosurgery in the treatment of cavernous sinus meningiomas.
  93. ncbi Traumatic middle meningeal artery pseudoaneurysm and subsequent fistula formation with the cavernous sinus: case report
    Masanori Tsutsumi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital, Chikushino City, Japan
    Surg Neurol 58:325-8. 2002
    A 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.
  94. ncbi Large sphenoid wing meningiomas involving the cavernous sinus: conservative surgical strategies for better functional outcomes
    Khaled 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. 2004
    The ability to resect meningiomas that involve the medial and anterior compartments of the cavernous sinus has been refuted...
  95. ncbi Long-term outcomes of Gamma Knife surgery for cavernous sinus meningioma
    Toshinori Hasegawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife Center, Komaki City Hospital, Komaki, Japan
    J Neurosurg 107:745-51. 2007
    The 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).
  96. ncbi Lessons learned from difficult or unsuccessful cannulations of the superior ophthalmic vein in the treatment of cavernous sinus dural fistulas
    Igal 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. 2006
    Retrograde cannulation of the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV) is an important route for embolization of cavernous sinus dural fistulas (CDF)...
  97. ncbi Results of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with imaging defined cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:1427-31. 2005
    The 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.
  98. ncbi Cavernous sinus and its role in eye movements and eye health
    Atul Goel
    Neurol India 53:139. 2005
  99. ncbi [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. 2005
    To analyze the differential diagnosis of and effectiveness of surgical treatment on nonmeningeal tumors of cavernous sinus.
  100. ncbi Long-term follow-up of meningiomas of the cavernous sinus after surgical treatment alone
    Marc Sindou
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hopital Neurologique Pierre Wertheimer, University Claude Bernard of Lyon, France
    J Neurosurg 107:937-44. 2007
    The 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...
  101. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal approaches to the cavernous sinus: surgical approaches
    Giorgio Frank
    Neurosurgery 50:675. 2002

Research Grants6

  1. Trigeminal Neuralgia Association 5th National Conference
    Albert Rhoton; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. RADIATION ARTERIOPATHY IN A TRANSGENIC AV FISTULA MODEL
    Michael 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. ..
  3. GENE THERAPY OF DIABETIC PENILE ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION
    Hunter 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. ..
  4. Prednisone Ocular Myasthenia Gravis Trial Planning Grant
    Mark Kupersmith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  5. Neural Melanocortin Signaling and Erectile Function
    Hunter 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. ..
  6. Immortalized Human Cavernosal Endothelial Cells
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..