Sean Meagher

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE A new neurovascular microstent, the Cordis Enterprise stent, composed of nitinol, with a closed cell design, was specifically developed for the treatment of wide-necked intracranial cerebral aneurysms. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety, feasibility, and initial clinical results of using this device in patients. (More)
Thrombosis of the deep cerebral venous system is associated with a significant risk of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. Anticoagulation is the mainstay of current treatment of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT). Systemic or local delivery of thrombolytics may be used in cases of inexorable progression of CVT and neurological compromise.(More)
SUMMARY We report 3 patients with previously undiagnosed spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas (SDAVFs), who developed acute paraparesis following lumbar epidural steroid injection. MR imaging demonstrated spinal cord T2 hyperintensity, edema and/or enhancement of the conus, and intradural enlarged vascular flow voids. Spinal angiography confirmed SDAVFs(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe a new first-trimester sonographic landmark, posterior displacement of the midbrain and aqueduct of Sylvius, which may be useful in early screening for neural tube defects. METHODS This was a prospective study of 457 normal fetuses at 11 + 0 to 13 + 6 weeks' gestation. We measured the distance from the posterior border of the(More)
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