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Repeated laser-assisted high-flow bypass for recurrent giant intracranial aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16779716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The treatment of intracranial aneurysms is changing as endovascular obliteration possibilities and long-term results are being published in regard to outcome. However, not all aneurysms are amenable to direct endovascular or surgical treatment. In such situations, a high flow bypass for flow preservation can be considered as indirect treatment alternative, enabling a trapping of the aneurysm or occlusion of the feeding artery. We present the case history of a 57 year-old patient suffering of a recurrent giant intracranial carotid aneurysm. The aneurysm could be excluded using a new cerebral high-flow bypass technique for which no temporary occlusion of any intracranial vessels is required. This technique reduces the risks of perioperative neurological complications.
Authors:
Michael Reinert; Alain Barth; Gerhard Schroth; Rolf W Seiler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Swiss medical weekly     Volume:  136     ISSN:  1424-7860     ISO Abbreviation:  Swiss Med Wkly     Publication Date:  2006 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-16     Completed Date:  2006-10-27     Revised Date:  2011-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100970884     Medline TA:  Swiss Med Wkly     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital Bern, University of Bern, CH-3010 Bern, Switzerland. mmv.reinert@insel.ch
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carotid Artery Diseases / surgery
Carotid Artery, Internal
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Revascularization* / methods
Humans
Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnosis,  radiography,  surgery*
Laser Therapy*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Recurrence
Reoperation
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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