Delayed coil migration from a small wide-necked aneurysm after stent-assisted embolization: case report and literature review

@article{Gao2005DelayedCM,
  title={Delayed coil migration from a small wide-necked aneurysm after stent-assisted embolization: case report and literature review},
  author={Bu-Lang Gao and Minghua Li and Yong-Li Wang and Chun Fang},
  journal={Neuroradiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={48},
  pages={333-337}
}
We present a previously unreported complication following the treatment of a patient with two small, wide-necked, posterior communicating artery aneurysms. Endovascular embolization of one aneurysm was performed using a stent-assisted technique. Follow-up angiography 5 months later revealed that a coil had escaped the confinement of the stent and migrated distally without occluding any arterial branches or causing symptoms. This case report demonstrates that although a rare occurrence, a coil… CONTINUE READING
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