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Should we use stents in subarachnoid hemorrhage?
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PMID:  21464808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Based on findings from the International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT), coiling of ruptured cerebral aneurysms is associated with the lowest immediate morbidity and mortality rates compared to other treatment options.1, 2 Whenever anatomy permits, coiling is the preferred method for repair. Unfortunately, not all cerebral aneurysms are suitable for coiling, and the best treatment for aneurysms that cannot be coiled remains unclear. Adjunctive techniques such as surgical clipping, balloon remodeling,3 use of two microcatheters,4 and intracranial stents 5 can increase the likelihood of aneurysm thrombosis and parent vessel patency. The goal of this article is to describe our current practice using intracranial stents in appropriately selected patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) as a result of aneurysm rupture.
Authors:
D Lopes; E Mangubat; K Keigher; C Cogan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgical sciences     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0390-5616     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurosurg Sci     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0432557     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg Sci     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery RUSH University Medical Center, Chicago IL, USA.
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