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Endovascular treatment of a vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm following posterior C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15602637     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm after a posterior C1-C2 transarticular screw fixation procedure that was effectively treated with endovascular coil occlusion. Vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm complicating posterior C1-C2 transarticular fixation is extremely rare, with only one previous case having been reported previously. Endovascular occlusion is better achieved in the subacute phase of the pseudoaneurysm, when the wall of the pseudoaneurysm has matured and stabilized. Further follow-up angiographies are mandatory in order to confirm that there is no recurrence of the lesion.
Authors:
Jose C Méndez; Francisco González-Llanos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    2005 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-17     Completed Date:  2005-06-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  107-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neuroradiology, Hospital Vírgen de la Salud, Avda., Barber 30, 45004 Toledo, Spain. jmendezce@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents, Traffic
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy*
Bone Screws*
Cerebral Angiography
Cervical Vertebrae / injuries,  surgery
Humans
Iatrogenic Disease
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / radiography,  therapy*
Spinal Injuries / etiology,  surgery*
Vertebral Artery / injuries*,  radiography

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