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Rapid development of a de novo intracranial aneurysm following carotid occlusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18187327     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Carotid occlusion is a therapeutic intervention for specific intracranial vascular conditions, including giant, traumatic and intracavernous aneurysms. The long-term complications include de novo aneurysm formation at a distant site due to hemodynamic changes in the circle of Willis. The time frame for de novo aneurysm formation has been described in years with a mean of 9.6 years. There is no formalised radiological surveillance program following carotid occlusion. We describe the rapid development of a de novo posterior communicating artery aneurysm following contralateral carotid occlusion for a traumatic intracavernous aneurysm and suggest the need for a formalised radiological follow-up program following carotid occlusion.
Y Y Wang; J V Rosenfeld; S M Lyon; B J O'Brien
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-01-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-11     Completed Date:  2008-06-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  324-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Carotid Artery Diseases / pathology,  surgery
Cerebral Angiography / methods
Embolization, Therapeutic*
Glasgow Coma Scale
Intracranial Aneurysm / pathology,  therapy*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods

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