Intratumoral Ethyl Alcohol Injection for Devascularization of Hypervascular Intracranial Tumors


TÜMTÜRK A. , KÜÇÜK A. , CANÖZ Ö. , Tucer B. , KURTSOY A.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, cilt.26, ss.684-689, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

Özet

AIM: Hypervascular intracranial tumors may cause serious bleeding in surgery. Though pre-operative endovascular embolization of tumor is a widely accepted method, sometimes despite embolization, an effective and safer intraoperative hemostatic technique is needed to prevent or at least decrease the massive bleeding from the tumors. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the ethyl alcohol (EA) injection in hypervascular tumors and find out whether it is likely to be an alternative method to prevent massive bleeding from tumor.