Myeong Jin Kim

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PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of the transfacial venous embolization of cavernous or paracavernous dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) in which approach via inferior petrosal sinus (IPS) was not feasible. MATERIALS AND METHODS We identified the cases of transfacial venous embolization of cavernous sinus (CS) or(More)
OBJECTIVE Intracranial stenting for stent-assisted coiling of aneurysms requires adequate follow-up imaging. The aim of this in vitro study was to compare in-stent artificial luminal narrowing on contrast-enhanced MR angiograms (CE-MRA) when applying Neuroform® and Enterprise® stents for stent-assisted coiling. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two intracranial(More)
The pipeline embolization device (PED) is a new endovascular device for treatment of complex, fusiform and wide-neck intracranial aneurysms. The main mechanism of this stent is to divert the flow in the parent artery with reduction of inflow in the aneurysm leading to thrombosis. We treated a 40-year-old woman who had left facial pain and orbit discomfort.(More)
BACKGROUND Blood blister-like aneurysms (BBAs) are difficult to treat both surgically and endovascularly, and the optimal treatment remains controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and angiographic feasibility of multiple overlapping stents (≥3) with coiling for treating BBA. METHODS A retrospective review from four institutions(More)
BACKGROUND Spinal subdural hematoma (SDH) secondary to intracranial aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) occurs rarely and can cause neurologic deficits. CASE DESCRIPTION A 52-year-old man was diagnosed with SAH caused by rupture of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm. The aneurysm was treated by coil embolization on the day of admission. After(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to retrospectively evaluate and compare the incidence of diffusion-weighted image (DWI) lesions between the Guglielmi detachable coil (GDC) and the Target coil for treating unruptured intracranial aneurysm. METHODS From 2010 to 2011, consecutive 222 patients with an intracranial aneurysm underwent coil embolization.(More)
OBJECTIVE Although middle cerebral artery (MCA) aneurysms are less amenable to coil embolization, an increasing number of studies support favorable endovascular treatment for them. The purpose of this study is to compare the outcomes of two different treatments (surgery versus coiling) and evaluate the benefits of surgical clipping for MCA aneurysms. (More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the incidence and characteristics of remote intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) after endovascular treatment (EVT) of unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs). METHODS Between March 2007 and September 2015, 11 patients with remote ICH from a series of 2258 consecutive patients with 2597 UIAs treated via(More)
OBJECTIVE We compared the effect of decompressive craniectomy between patients < 65 and ≥ 65 years age and investigated prognostics factors that may help predict favorable outcome in acute stroke patients undergoing decompressive surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS 52 patients diagnosed with acute middle cerebral artery (MCA) territory infarction that(More)
OBJECTIVE To select a surgical approach for aneurysm clipping by comparing 2 approaches. MATERIALS AND METHODS 204 patients diagnosed with subarachnoid hemorrhage treated by the same neurosurgeon at a single institution from November 2011 to October 2013, 109 underwent surgical clipping. Among these, 40 patients with Hunt and Hess or Fisher grades 2 or(More)