J Massonat

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OBJECTIVE Evaluate endovascular treatment of vessels irrigating the brain. Assess risks and indications of balloon angioplasty and stents. METHODS Retrospective study in 38 patients (6 females, 32 males) who underwent revascularization from December 1990 to July 1995: 47 balloon angioplasties and 17 stents (36%). Three patients were asymtomatic, 17 had a(More)
An intra-arterial infusion of streptokinase successfully dissolved a large thrombus of the renal artery in a 54-year old male patient with old-standing mitral stenosis. This case illustrates the effectiveness of fibrinolysis in situ. This method provides complete arterial recanalization and preserves the renal function, thus enabling surgical embolectomy to(More)
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