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Endovascular treatment of large and giant aneurysms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18719032     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Very large and giant (> or =15 mm) cerebral aneurysms have a poor natural history, with high risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage or progressive symptoms of mass effect. Several endovascular techniques may be applied for treatment, depending on location, size, anatomy and presence of collateral circulation. The authors reviewed their clinical experience in endovascular treatment of 232 very large and giant aneurysms and present their perspective on the present state of the art in endovascular therapy for these aneurysms.
W J van Rooij; M Sluzewski
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-08-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1936-959X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-13     Completed Date:  2009-03-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, St. Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg, the Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Vessel Prosthesis / trends*
Catheterization / trends*
Embolization, Therapeutic / trends*
Intracranial Aneurysm / therapy*
Neurosurgical Procedures / trends*
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / trends
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / trends*
Comment In:
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Jan;30(1):E8; author reply E9-10   [PMID:  18945792 ]

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