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Novel application of an intermediate sized bridging catheter as an adjunct to aneurysm coiling in patients with tortuous vasculature.
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PMID:  20465884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Selective microcatheterization of intracranial aneurysms during coiling can be limited by tortuous vasculature. Stabilization of the microcatheter via distal placement of the guide catheter in the intracranial vasculature may cause vessel dissection or vasospasm. We describe the application of an intermediate sized bridging catheter in four patients with tortuous vasculature who underwent successful coiling of ruptured aneurysms. No complications occurred. The intermediate sized bridging catheter is a useful adjunct for navigation of tortuous parent artery vasculature.
Authors:
G J Velat; M F Lawson; B L Hoh; J Mocco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-28
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 Dec 
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Created Date:  2010-05-14     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2014-07-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  448-52     Citation Subset:  -    
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