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2023 Jan 01

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown)



Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Primary Treatment of a Chronic Subdural Hematoma in a Pediatric Patient: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Case Report.


Paro MR, Ollenschleger MD, Fayad MF, Bulsara KR, Stoltz P, Martin JE, Bookland MJ, Hersh DS
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2023 Jan 01; 24(1):3-10.
PMID: 36519875.


Middle meningeal artery (MMA) embolization is becoming increasingly studied as a safe, effective treatment for chronic subdural hematoma (cSDH) in adults. Among pediatric patients, however, MMA embolization for cSDH has been rarely described, and the potential benefit of this approach for pediatric patients remains unknown.