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Treatment of carotid siphon aneurysms with a microcell stent. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20557742     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Summary: The treatment of giant, large, multiple or wide-necked carotid siphon aneurysms has always represented a challenge for neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists. Very recently the use of stents with tiny holes has been proposed by two companies: Balt Silk Stent in Europe and Pipeline in America. We have used the Silk stent on a few patients and describe our first case who now has an eleven month follow-up. The carotid siphon presented three converging aneurysms sharing a very large common neck. The Silk stent (Balt Extrusion, Montmorency, France) was deployed through a 4F Balt introducer. The procedure was uneventful and very quick. As soon as the stent was positioned contrast medium stagnation was displayed within the aneurysm. The patient's post-operative course was normal and she was discharged three days later in good health.
Authors:
M Leonardi; M Dall'olio; C Princiotta; L Simonetti
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-01-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  429-34     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Neuroradiology Department, University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital; Bologna, Italy - marco.leonardi@unibo.it.
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