Cerebral sinus venography in the dog: A new technique

  • Pluhar G
  • Tucker R
  • Gavin P
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A new method of performing cerebral sinus venography was developed that opacifies both the ventral and most of the dorsal venous sinus systems. A pediatric angiographic catheter was introduced into the external jugular vein and advanced to the level of the temporal sinus. Iodinated contrast medium was injected manually and radiographs were made. Subtraction radiography was used to visualize vessels filled with contrast medium. Venography was simple and relatively non-invasive and was considered safe. The technique was used to confirm occlusion of the transverse venous sinus in healthy dogs that had undergone radical craniectomies.

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  • Cerebral sinus venography
  • Pediatric angiographic catheter
  • Subtraction radiography

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  • G. Elizabeth Pluhar

  • Russell L. Tucker

  • Patrick R. Gavin

  • Rodney S. Bagley

  • Mitsuhiko Takeuchi

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