PREPRINT

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Craniotomy and Approach
  • 3. Coagulate and Cut Fistula
  • 4. Closing of Operative Field
  • 5. Debriefing
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Microsurgical Resection of an Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistula

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Procedure Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Craniotomy and Approach
    1. Preparation
    2. Incision
    3. Use Navigation to Adjust Approach
    4. Drill Burr Hole
    5. Use Craniotome and Remove Bone Flap
    6. Open Dura
  3. Coagulate and Cut Fistula
    1. Widen Exposure
    2. Identify Fistula
    3. Use ICG Angiography & Dissect Bridging Veins
    4. Cauterize & Dissect Fistulized Veins
  4. Closing of Operative Field
    1. Close Dura
    2. Refix Bone Flap
    3. Wound Closure
  5. Debriefing