Dominant vertebral artery status and functional outcome after endovascular therapy of symptomatic basilar artery occlusion.

@article{Chang2017DominantVA,
  title={Dominant vertebral artery status and functional outcome after endovascular therapy of symptomatic basilar artery occlusion.},
  author={Jun Young Chang and Seunguk Jung and Cheolkyu Jung and Hee-Joon Bae and O Ki Kwon and Moon Ku Han},
  journal={Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie},
  year={2017},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          151-157
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To determine whether status of dominant vertebral artery could affect clinical outcome in patients with symptomatic basilar artery occlusion (BAO). METHODS We reviewed patients with symptomatic BAO who underwent endovascular treatment at the institute between January 2007 and July 2014. Patients were categorized into 2 groups according to functional outcome and baseline characteristics, treatment related factors were compared. Variables including clinical and imaging… CONTINUE READING