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Kuzuya A - - 2005
Pseudoaneurysms of the inferior gluteal artery are rare. We describe a case of an inferior gluteal pseudoaneurysm that presented as a painful mass in the buttock. A percutaneous thrombin injection under ultrasound guidance failed to occlude the sac, probably due to the wide neck of the aneurysm. Subsequently, transluminal coil ...
Aviv Richard I - - 2005
Experience with intravenous abciximab to manage thromboembolism during treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms is limited. We present our experience in 13 patients. We retrospectively reviewed all patients with thromboembolic complications during endovascular management of ruptured intracranial aneurysms. Thromboembolic complications were treated with intravenous abciximab. We recorded patient and aneurysm demographics, ...
Linfante Italo - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Recanalization of cerebral aneurysm is a limitation of bare platinum coils (BPCs). In a swine aneurysm model, polyglycolide/polylactide (a polymer)-coated platinum coils (Matrix) accelerated clot fibrosis and reduced recanalization rate and aneurysmal volume. We aimed to evaluate the safety of Matrix coils in patients with intracranial aneurysm. ...
Lee Young-Jun - - 2005
The endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms with coils poses significant technical challenges, particularly with respect to wide-necked aneurysms. We present the results of our initial experiences in using a stent for endovascular treatment of aneurysms, with an emphasis on potential applications, technical aspects, and associated complications. Twenty-three wide-necked aneurysms from ...
Kawabe Takuya - - 2006
The midterm effects of coil embolization for ruptured aneurysm remain unknown. We investigated the prevention of rebleeding by GDC in ruptured aneurysms. Between March 1998 and April 2003, we treated 38 ruptured aneurysms measuring less than 10 mm in diameter. The patients were followed for a median of 37.3 months. ...
Marden Franklin A - - 2005
Significant advances in neuroendovascular devices and techniques are changing the approach to the management of acute hemorrhagic stroke. Greater numbers of aneurysms can now be treated using a wide array of platinum coils. Intracranial stents and balloon remodeling have made possible the treatment of wide-necked aneurysms. Microcatheters have been developed ...
Feng Lei - - 2005
Inadequate healing is an important mechanism for aneurysm development and recanalization after embolization. Matrix coils have been shown by experimental studies to enhance vascular repair and fibrosis, thus reducing the risk of recanalization. The clinical application of Matrix coils represents the transition from pure mechanical occlusion to adjunct biologic healing ...
Ross Ian B - - 2005
BACKGROUND: The International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial has indicated that endovascular management of acutely ruptured aneurysms may be superior to surgery. Clearly poor results ensue from both forms of treatment, and some of these are because of technical complications (not just poor patient status). This observational study was performed to determine ...
Yoshida Kazumichi - - 2005
A 59-year-old healthy woman presented with sudden onset of severe headache. Computed tomography and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) demonstrated subarachnoid hemorrhage (grade I according to the Hunt and Hess classification) due to a ruptured small right posterior cerebral artery (PCA) aneurysm. The ruptured PCA aneurysm was completely embolized with three ...
Blank Aharon - - 2005
A miniature (1.73 mm in diameter) NMR probe, which contains a magnet and a radiofrequency (RF) coil, is presented. This probe is integrated at the tip of a standard catheter and can be inserted into the human coronary arteries, creating local magnetic fields needed to obtain the NMR signal from ...
Ilijevski Nenad S - - 2005
Coiling (or looping) of the artery is a rare morphologic entity, most frequently described in the internal carotid artery. In other arteries, coiling is rarely reported because it remains asymptomatic and without clinical relevance unless inadvertently injured, as for diagnostic or monitoring purposes. We present a case of an unusually ...
Sani Sepehr - - 2005
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Wide-necked cerebral aneurysms have been particularly difficult to treat using coil embolization. The introduction of the first intracranial flexible stent (Neuroform stent; Boston Scientific/Target, Fremont, CA) has provided a great advantage to this dilemma by forming a bridge across the aneurysm neck and allowing the packing of ...
Fiorella David - - 2005
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Coil stretching represents a potentially hazardous technical complication not infrequently encountered during the embolization of cerebral aneurysms. Often, the stretched coil cannot be advanced into the aneurysm or withdrawn intact. The operator is then forced to attempt to retract the damaged coil, which may result in coil ...
Horowitz M - - 2005
Summary: Aneurysms with wide necks can be difficult to manage due to inability to contain the coil mass within the lesion. When standard devices will not suffice the use of two catheters delivering coils simultaneously into the aneurysm can often provide excellent results in terms of aneurysm obliteration. We report ...
Saatchi I - - 2005
Summary: Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms with detachable coils has now been proved to be a superior alternative to open microsurgery in terms of survival free of disability at one year according to the recently published large randomized International Subaracnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT). However, aneurysm recanalization secondary to coil compaction ...
Westerlaan H E - - 2005
The purpose of this study was to evaluate time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in the follow-up of intracranial aneurysms treated with Guglielmi detachable coils (GDCs). From January 1998 to January 2002 27 MRA and intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography (IADSA) examinations were analyzed for residual aneurysms and arterial patency following GDC ...
Karkos Christos D - - 2005
A 67-year-old man presented with gastrointestinal bleeding resulting from a fistula between the aortic stump and the fourth part of the duodenum 14 months after an axillobifemoral bypass, graft excision, and aortic stump closure for aortic graft infection. The patient initially refused any attempt at definitive surgical treatment so coil ...
Murphy M - - 2005
Postclipping cerebral angiography is generally not practised in the UK. The International Subarachnoid Trial (ISAT) data show that coiling compared favourably with clipping in the early posttreatment phase. We present a 4-year, single unit experience comparing cerebral angiography at 6 months postclipping and postcoiling, defining the proportion of aneurysms in ...
Boet R - - 2005
OBJECT: The treatment of 21 paraclinoid/ophthalmic segment internal carotid artery aneurysms (PCOSAs) over a seven year period in a regional neurosurgical center was reviewed to assess the degree of obliteration and recurrence rate of these aneurysms after treatment by surgical and endovascular methods. METHOD AND RESULT: An assessment of the ...
Joo Jin Yang - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The diagnosis and management of traumatic carotid vessel injuries continue to be controversial, with direct surgical repair with parent artery preservation still presenting difficulties. The purpose of this report is to review the endovascular therapy of patients with traumatic carotid vessel injuries for preservation of the parent artery, and ...
Lubicz Boris - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms is too often associated with aneurysm recurrence due to coil compaction. High packing of coils prevents compaction. To increase the packing attenuation, we sought to evaluate the results of selective embolization of aneurysms with complex-shaped coils alone. METHODS: Twenty consecutive patients with ...
Manning L - - 2005
Our aim was to compare memory and frontal function performance between two groups of patients treated with Guglielmi detachable coil (GDC) following intracranial ruptured aneurysm. The subgroups drawn following the localization of the aneurysm consisted of 19 patients presenting with anterior communicating artery aneurysms and 16 patients exhibiting middle cerebral ...
Morón Fanny E - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Endovascular techniques are the methods of choice for the treatment of patients with carotid cavernous fistulas. We report our experience using stent-assisted coil placement for treatment of patients with high-flow fistulas that are associated with severe laceration of the internal carotid artery. METHODS: In a retrospective review ...
Hadley J Rock - - 2005
PURPOSE: Computer simulations and measurements on human volunteers were used to test the extent to which the quality of carotid imaging might be improved by coil arrays that are not limited by a constraint on the number of RF coil receiver ports. METHODS: Analytic near-field equations for the magnetic and ...
Vallée Jean-Noël - - 2005
Our purpose was to evaluate the postoperative aneurysm occlusion volume and clinical results of treating unruptured intracranial aneurysm using three-dimensional (3D) coils. Over a 2-year period 62 aneurysms (39 with a neck < or =4 mm, 23 with a neck >4 mm) in 62 patients in five participating centres were ...
Atar Eli - - 2005
The aim of this paper is to report our experience with coil embolization for the treatment of vertebral artery transection in unstable trauma patients. The course of four patients admitted to our units between 1998 and 2003 with traumatic injuries of the upper thorax or neck is described. All had ...
Thorell William E - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: Despite advances in both the surgical and endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms, wide-necked basilar tip aneurysms (i.e., basilar tip aneurysms in which both posterior cerebral arteries emanate from the base of a wide-necked aneurysm) represent a subset of aneurysms that continues to pose technical challenges in treatment. We sought ...
Kawakami Osamu - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to develop a therapeutic system of aneurysm embolization on the basis of organization of fibrous tissue. The healing process of aneurysms by means of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fiber coils seeded with autologous fibroblasts was evaluated. METHODS: The aneurysm was prepared at the common ...
Akpek Sergin - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Endovascular treatment of wide-necked aneurysms remains a therapeutic challenge. We conducted this study to evaluate the angiographic results and clinical outcome of patients treated with stent-assisted coiling by using a recently available self-expandable intracranial stent. METHODS: A retrospective review of all patients treated with self-expandable stent-assisted coiling ...
Hung Raymond K - - 2005
We report on a 55-year-old woman with recurrent chronic pancreatitis complicated by a 7-cm splenic artery pseudoaneurysm. A therapeutic endovascular treatment was chosen because of the patient's high surgical risk. Initial embolization with fibered coils succeeded in thrombosing the aneurysm lumen, but the aneurysm neck remained patent. Further embolization was ...
Monksfield Peter - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: A vertebral artery aneurysm mimicking a contralateral cerebellopontine angle tumor is described. This is only the second reported case of this in the literature. STUDY DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, United Kingdom. PATIENT: Seventy-year-old female patient who presented with a gradually deteriorating right-sided sensorineural hearing loss and ...
Miele Vincent J - - 2005
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Cerebral revascularization with extracranial-to-intracranial bypass is often required during the surgical treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms. This report is the first in which a vertebral artery (VA)-to-middle cerebral artery (MCA) bypass in conjunction with endovascular coil embolization is used in the successful treatment of a giant intracranial ...
Agrawal D - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: Fusiform aneurysms of the persistent trigeminal artery are rare and endovascular treatment of these aneurysms has not been attempted previously. We describe a case of persistent trigeminal artery with a fusiform aneurysm in its middle third, managed using Guglielmi detachable coils (GDC). CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 50-year-old, diabetic and hypertensive ...
Kole Max K - - 2005
OBJECT: The authors report on important factors that influenced clinical and angiographically demonstrated outcomes in patients treated using coil embolization. METHODS: This study included 160 consecutive patients who underwent endovascular coil embolization for treatment of intracranial aneurysms. Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were performed to assess factors that influenced ...
Gonzalez Nestor R - - 2005
A new angiographic finding in intracranial aneurysms embolized with Matrix coils is described. Two illustrative cases with a well-defined radiolucent separation between the coil mass and the parent artery are presented. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report in humans of this finding. On the basis ...
Arda Irfan Serdar - - 2005
A 10-year-old boy who had previously undergone surgery for tetralogy of Fallot, pulmonary atresia, and ventricular septal defect was admitted with difficulty in swallowing and significant failure to thrive. His history included that he had 2 angiographically detected aberrant pulmonary arteries extending from the descending aorta to the right and ...
Sheah K - - 2005
INTRODUCTION: Dissecting aneurysms of the vertebral artery are associated with a high incidence of rebleeding and mortality if untreated. Current endovascular alternatives to surgery are being evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of our experience with endovascular as well as surgical treatments of dissecting vertebral artery aneurysms ...
Slob Marjan J - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: In coiling cerebral aneurysms, high packing prevents reopening over time. The purpose of this study was to compare packing of cerebral aneurysms treated with two types of coils with different wire thickness and different shapes. METHODS: Packing, defined as the ratio between the volume of inserted coils ...
Kai Yutaka - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: Because it is difficult to predict the compaction of Guglielmi detachable coils (GDCs) after endovascular surgery for aneurysms, we studied the relationship between the coil packing ratio and compaction. Here, we propose a simple method for the preoperative estimation of coil compaction. Using follow-up angiograms, we studied the timing ...
Diringer Michael N - - 2005
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this review is to consider why the International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT) led to such an uproar, provide a summary of the criticisms of the study and responses from the investigators, and discuss the implications of ISAT. RECENT FINDINGS: The ISAT was destined for ...
Zhao Q P - - 2005
Summary: We report a patient with a wide-necked aneurysm arising at the bifurcation of the right internal carotid artery and the persistent primitive trigeminal artery (PPTA) treated successfully by Matrix detachable coil occlusion and assisted by a Neuroform intracranial stent. First, a Neuroform self-expanding intracranial stent was delivered via a ...
Braun Veit - - 2005
From January 1999 to May 2003, 316 aneurysms were treated, among them 40 patients (12.7%) over 65 years with subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). The results of this sub-group are presented. Mean age was 71 years (range 65-83 years), 40% of the patients were in (Hunt & Hess) grade I-III and 60% ...
Hussain Z - - 2005
Anatomical variants of the cerebral arteries in general are frequent and due to the complex ontogenesis of these structures. Although encountered in many mammals, a single anterior cerebral artery (ACA) trunk is an infrequent finding in humans with an incidence of 3-5%. This vessel, giving rise to the arteries of ...
Neschis David G - - 2005
Advances in endovascular technology have enabled the development of complex techniques for the treatment of vascular conditions. Not surprisingly, the modern vascular surgeon will likely encounter unusual complications and will need to formulate plans for their management. In the current case report, the vascular surgery service was consulted to assist ...
Kónya A - - 2005
PURPOSE: To design and test retrievable coil anchors to improve the safety and efficacy of coil embolization. METHODS: Fifty-two 0.038-inch homemade retrievable stainless steel coils were equipped with one of four different pre-shaped nitinol anchors and tested in 38 pigs. All coils with the anchor were completely retrieved and redeployed ...
Cohen José E - - 2005
Traumatic intracranial aneurysms are rare complications of closed and penetrating head injuries and may also be related to a variety of neurosurgical procedures. The primary goals in the treatment of patients harboring these lesions are early identification and intervention to prevent bleeding. Traumatic aneurysms are fragile, prone to rupture, and ...
Wells-Roth David - - 2005
Wide-necked aneurysms remain difficult to treat by either open microneurosurgical or endovascular procedures. Recent advances in the latter technology, including intracranial stents and bioactive coils, now allow an endovascular treatment option for cases in which this was not previously available. In this report the authors describe the new developments in ...
Sani Sepehr - - 2005
OBJECT: Until recently, wide-necked aneurysms were not considered amenable to treatment with coil embolization. The recent introduction of intracranial stents has provided a method of preventing coil migration out of wide-necked aneurysms. The Neuroform2 Treo is a modification of the Neuroform stent; the new version has a higher metal/artery ratio. ...
Kim Louis J - - 2005
Recurrent aneurysms of the anterior circulation that are distal to the anterior communicating artery (ACoA) but proximal to the callosomarginal-pericallosal bifurcation can pose a treatment challenge. The authors present one such case, in which the patient was treated with pericallosal artery-pericallosal artery (PerA-PerA) side-to-side bypass, followed by endovascular obliteration of ...
Arthur Adam S - - 2005
OBJECT: The authors present a retrospective analysis of their initial experience with the recently developed MicroVention HydroCoil to treat patients with cerebral aneurysms. Unlike the bare metal coils initially available for endovascular treatment of aneurysms, HydroCoils have a layer of hydrogel polymer surrounding a platinum metallic core. The hydrogel polymer ...
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