Elvira Castro

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We present gross pathologic autopsy findings of a patient who was treated for two aneurysms with Guglielmi detachable coils (GDCs), and who died 33 months after the procedure. Histologic findings are also presented. In both aneurysms, the coils were firmly attached to the aneurysmal wall, making it impossible to remove them from the sac. The ostium of one(More)
INTRODUCTION Painful ophthalmoplegia refers to periorbital or hemicraneal pain plus ipsilateral ocular motor nerve palsies with or without oculo-sympathetic paralysis, sensory loss in the distribution of V1 and V2 can co-occur. There are many etiologies of painful ophthalmoplegia. Tolosa-Hunt syndrome is a steroid-responsive painful ophthalmoplegia(More)
SUMMARY Simultaneous presentation of carotid stenosis and cerebral aneurysms is rare and it is conventionally accepted that symptomatic lesions need to be treated first. Our purpose was to describe our experience in managing patients who simultaneously presented significant carotid stenosis and cerebral aneurysm.
SUMMARY This study aimed to report the results obtained in treating small ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysms using Cerecyte coils. A prospective, non-randomized multicenter registry operating in Spain with a reporting period between May 2005 and September 2007.We present clinical and angiographic results for 48 small aneurysms (26 ruptured, five(More)
SUMMARY A case of a giant aneurysm of the right middle cerebral artery treated with Guglielmi detachable coils is reported. Extracranial to intracranial bypass had previously been performed and surgical trapping had been attempted. During the endovascular procedure, balloon test occlusion of the middle cerebral artery was performed in order to demonstrate(More)
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