[Clinical characteristics of contrast medium extravasation from intracranial aneurysms during cerebral angiography: studies on personal experience and review of the literature].

@article{Iwa1986ClinicalCO,
  title={[Clinical characteristics of contrast medium extravasation from intracranial aneurysms during cerebral angiography: studies on personal experience and review of the literature].},
  author={Hajime Iwa and Kikuo Kyoi and Shigeru Tsunoda and Kazutoshi Yokoyama and Masami Imanishi and Shozaburo Utsumi},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={14 3 Suppl},
  pages={
          263-70
        }
}
Angiography is essential to diagnosis and treatment for the patients with ruptured intracranial aneurysm in early stage, but on the other hand angiography always involves a risk that extravasation (EV) occurs from the aneurysm during angiography. Once EV occurs, the patient's outcome is poor and, in general, the patient tends to be regard as hopeless of recovery. Over the past 5 years, in 154 patients with ruptured intracranial aneurysm angiography was performed, and in 7 of them EV occurred… CONTINUE READING