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Transcirculation balloon-assisted stent-supported coil embolization of a basilar tip aneurysm.
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PMID:  24983733     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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We present the case of a balloon-assisted, stent-supported coil embolization of a basilar tip aneurysm. Initially, a balloon extending from the basilar artery into the right PCA was placed. (3) However, even with a more proximal purchase, coils were found to impinge on the left PCA. Subsequently, a transcirculation approach was performed, where the left posterior communicating artery was utilized as a conduit for balloon support and the coils were embolized from the ipsilateral vertebral artery. (1) However, after this transcirculation approach was completed, there was a coil tail extruding from the aneurysm. The balloon was then removed over an exchange wire and a horizontal stent advanced, spanning the entire neck of the aneurysm, eliminating the extruded coil. (2) The video can be found here: http://youtu.be/bMbtZoPnYvo .
Authors:
Vijay Agarwal; Ali Zomorodi; Cameron Mcdougal; Ranjith Babu; Adam Back; L Fernando Gonzalez
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical focus     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1092-0684     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Focus     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
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Created Date:  2014-07-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896471     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Focus     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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