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Embolization using endovascular technique in acute and chronic stages of traumatic ophthalmic artery aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21515951     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 44-year-old man presented with traumatic aneurysm of the left ophthalmic artery. The first coil embolization intervention achieved relatively tight packing of the aneurysm and the parent artery. After 5 months, a second embolization procedure was required because of recurrence of the aneurysm with transition of the intraaneurysmal coil formation. No recurrence occurred after the second embolization. We thought that the first embolization might have prevented catastrophic rupture, whereas the second embolization resulted in complete obliteration of the aneurysm. No entity of the aneurysmal wall formation of the current traumatic aneurysm in the acute stage may have resulted in the recanalization of the aneurysm followed by the second intervention. The stability of the wall in the chronic stage may correlate with the complete obliteration.
Authors:
Ryuzaburo Kanazawa; Shoichiro Ishihara; Hiroaki Neki; Mai Okawara; Hideaki Ishihara; Shinya Kohyama; Fumitaka Yamane; Akira Sato
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-8029     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Endovascular Neurosurgery, Stroke Center, Internal Medical Center, Saitama Medical University.
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