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Treatment of ruptured intra-cranial internal carotid artery dissection using a flow-diverter stent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22226815     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the presence of associated subarachnoid hemorrhage, the treatment of arterial dissection can be classified as either deconstructive (involving occlusion or sacrifice of the parent vessel) or reconstructive (preserving blood-flow through the parent vessel). In both treatment strategies, the main goal is to prevent any further risk of rebleeding. However, reconstructive treatment is reserved only for those patients in whom occlusion of the parent vessel is not feasible due to an insufficient collateral supply. This report is of a case of intra-cranial carotid artery dissection treated by a reconstructive endovascular approach, with deployment of a flow-diverter stent, for the management of an associated subarachnoid hemorrhage. This is, to the authors' knowledge, the first report of the use of a flow-diverter device as the main treatment of a ruptured supraclinoid carotid artery dissection.
Authors:
Guilherme S Nakiri; Maher Al-Khawaldeh; Bruno Parente; Iruena Kessler; Benjamin Gory; Roberto Riva; Charbel Mounayer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0150-9861     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705086     Medline TA:  J Neuroradiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Masson SAS.
Affiliation:
Department of Interventional Neuroradiology, CHU Dupuytren, 2, avenue Martin-Luther-King, 87042 Limoges, France.
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