Long-term outcome of endovascular reconstruction with the Pipeline embolization device in the management of unruptured dissecting aneurysms of the intracranial vertebral artery.

@article{Yeung2012LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of endovascular reconstruction with the Pipeline embolization device in the management of unruptured dissecting aneurysms of the intracranial vertebral artery.},
  author={Tsz Wai Yeung and Vincent Voon Chin Lai and Hin Yue Lau and Wai Lun Poon and Chong Boon Tan and Yiu Chung Wong},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={116 4},
  pages={882-7}
}
OBJECT Use of a flow-diverting device has shown promising short-term results in the management of vertebral artery (VA) dissecting aneurysms, but there is still uncertainty regarding its long-term efficacy and safety. The authors report their initial experience with respect to the potential utility and long-term clinical outcomes of using a flow-diverting device in the treatment of unruptured dissecting VA aneurysms. METHODS The authors conducted a retrospective review of all cases of… CONTINUE READING

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