Intracranial carotid artery stent placement causes delayed severe intracranial hemorrhage in a patient with moyamoya disease.

@article{Eicker2011IntracranialCA,
  title={Intracranial carotid artery stent placement causes delayed severe intracranial hemorrhage in a patient with moyamoya disease.},
  author={Sven Oliver Eicker and Nima Etminan and Bernd Turowski and H. -J. Steiger and Daniel C H{\"a}nggi},
  journal={Journal of neurointerventional surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={160-2}
}
BACKGROUND Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a rare cerebrovascular disease usually characterized by progressive bilateral distal internal carotid artery stenosis or occlusion and its consequences. Direct (ie, extracranial-intracranial bypass) or indirect cerebral revascularization procedures are the most established and effective treatment strategies for MMD. The case history is presented of a patient with MMD with delayed severe intracranial and subarachnoid hemorrhage following intracranial carotid… CONTINUE READING