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Treatment of a pediatric recurrent fusiform middle cerebral artery (MCA) aneurysm with a flow diverter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23162037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pediatric patients with aneurysm often have different localizations and morphologies from adults and recurrences are not uncommon after successful clip reconstruction/obliteration. Treatment of a recurrent pediatric aneurysm after clip ligation is a technical challenge. We present the case of an adolescent with a middle cerebral artery (MCA) fusiform aneurysm which recurred following clip reconstruction and bypass. The aneurysm was successfully treated with endovascular flow diversion.
Authors:
Anthony M Burrows; Gregory Zipfel; Giuseppe Lanzino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
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