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Vascular plug for ICA occlusion in cavernous carotid aneurysms: technical note.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18542939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
INTRODUCTION: Large, symptomatic aneurysms of the cavernous internal carotid artery (ICA) can be successfully treated by a combination of aneurysm coiling and occlusion of the parent vessel.
CASE PRESENTATION: We describe the use of an Amplatzer (AGA medical corporation, Plymouth, MA, USA) detachable nitinol vascular plug to occlude the ICA in four patients with symptomatic cavernous ICA aneurysms.
Authors:
David A Scott; Peter Keston; Philip White; Robin Sellar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-06-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-08     Completed Date:  2009-01-13     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  795-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, UK. davidscott_1977@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Alloys
Aneurysm / radiography,  therapy*
Angioplasty*
Carotid Artery Diseases / radiography,  therapy*
Carotid Artery, Internal*
Cohort Studies
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation*
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Alloys; 52013-44-2/nitinol

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