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Containing a Clot in the Mid-Basilar Artery Using a Self-Expandable Stent to Prevent Distal Clot Migration during Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis. A Case Report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20465902     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Summary: During local intra-arterial thrombolysis (LIT), management of the secondary embolization of a fragmented or dislodged clot can be cumbersome. The fate could be dismal if without pursuit and lysis of the migrated clot. Recently, we successfully managed a patient with acute ischemia due to a large clot impinged in the mid basilar trunk while avoiding distal migration of the clot by containing the impinged clot using a self-expandable stent during LIT.
Authors:
S M Kim; D H Lee; J W Choi; B S Choi; S U Kwon; K S Jeong; D C Suh
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  215-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center; Seoul, Korea - dhlee@amc.seoul.kr.
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