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Use of the Outreach Distal Access Catheter for Microcatheter Stabilization during Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation Embolization.
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PMID:  21757517     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
SUMMARY: The Outreach DAC is an intermediate-sized catheter designed for use with the Merci clot retriever in acute stroke. We investigated its utility as an adjunctive device during AVM pedicle embolization. In the authors' opinion, the DAC provided additional guide-catheter and microcatheter support, improved selective angiographic visualization of AVM angioarchitecture, aided microcatheter removal from its embedded position in the AVM Onyx cast, and enhanced local microcatheter control and safety, compared with embolization with the guide and microcatheter alone.
Authors:
M J Binning; P Yashar; D Orion; E F Hauck; E I Levy; L N Hopkins; A H Siddiqui
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1936-959X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center and Department of Radiology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York; and Department of Neurosurgery, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, Buffalo, New York.
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