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Surgical recanalisation of thrombosed M2 trunk after coil embolisation of a ruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysm.
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PMID:  19966356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thromboembolic events are known complications of endovascular coiling of intracerebral aneurysms. We report a case of a 50-year-old patient whose ruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysm was treated with endovascular coiling, which was complicated by occlusion of the inferior M2 trunk during the procedure. An emergency craniotomy was performed to enable coil retrieval, evacuation of the thrombus and clipping of the aneurysm. All the middle cerebral artery branches were recanalised and the patient recovered with no neurological deficits. Our experience suggests that an emergency salvage operation for thrombosis after endovascular coiling is a treatment option offering a good clinical outcome.
Authors:
L F Li; K M Leung; W M Lui
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1024-2708     ISO Abbreviation:  Hong Kong Med J     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9512509     Medline TA:  Hong Kong Med J     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  482-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong. llfrandom@gmail.com
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