Microsurgery can cure most intracranial dural arterio-venous fistulae of the sinus and non-sinus-type

Dorothee Wachter, Franz Hans, Michael Knauth, Marios-Nikos Psychogios & Veit Rohde
Objective: There is consensus that intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVF) with direct (non-sinus-type) or indirect (sinus-type) retrograde filling of a leptomeningeal vein should be treated due to the high risk of neurological deficits and hemorrhage. No consensus exists on treatment modality[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]