Of five patients with damage to the basal forebrain, four had lesions secondary to rupture of anterior cerebral or anterior communicating artery aneurysms, and one to the resection of an arteriovenous malformation. Computed tomographic scans and intraoperative reports confirmed damage to basal forebrain regions, which include septal nuclei, nucleus… (More)
We report a case of iatrogenic aneurysm rupture during coil embolization in a 55-year-old woman. Surgical intervention resulted in a good clinical outcome. To our knowledge, this technique for the salvage of catheter-induced aneurysm perforation has not been previously reported.