Pinhole surgery can
swiftly rectify even minor ailments like the
Bulging Eye Syndrome.
Life was smooth for Mrs. Sunitha. Until, one
day, when this 36 year old woman suddenly
developed redness in her eye. Day by day the
redness continued and her eye began swelling
up. A week later, her eye was bulging out
and she had severe pain.
scan and MRI confirmed the presence of
carotid cavernous fistula in the left eye.
This is a condition in which there are
communications of blood vessels behind the
eyeball. Her vision started diminishing. She
was referred to our Interventional Radiology
department for further treatment.
A diagnostic angiogram performed, showed
that she had a single abnormal blood vessel
responsible for the fistula. She was taken
pinhole procedure. Through a small puncture
in the groin, a catheter was taken into the
offending blood vessel and it was
successfully blocked with a platinum coil.
Sunitha began seeing the improvements almost
at once. Her eye swelling reduced
dramatically by more than 90% in 2 days. The
pain disappeared and her vision began
improving. 48 hours later, she was
Surgery at MIOT
perform these procedures, the hospital
requires a sophisticated cathlab with
facilities for digital subtraction
mapping and 3D angiography. MIOT hospitals
is well equipped with the latest flat panel
digital cathlab with 3D angiography where
all these procedures are performed in a